‘Very thorough, with a keen eye for detail and an ability to get to grips with the key issues quickly.’ (Legal 500, 2015)
Michael is a commercial chancery practitioner. His practice encompasses commercial litigation and arbitration as well as litigation and advisory work in more traditional chancery areas with a strong interest in liability claims against professionals and fiduciaries. Before being called to the Bar, Michael worked for several years in fine art publishing and that business experience gave Michael an insight into the concerns of clients and an ability to see things from their perspective. Michael later studied law at King’s College London where he obtained the Strand Trust Prize for the highest first class degree in his year. Michael is hands-on and approachable and combines both a rigorous intellectual approach and commercial awareness in seeking to achieve the best possible results for his clients.
Michael is married with two sons and lives in Cambridge. He is a member of the Chancery Bar Association, the Commercial Bar Association and the Professional Negligence Bar Association.