As a Solicitor-Advocate, Michael’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution with particular expertise in corporate recovery and insolvency. He has considerable experience dealing with a wide range of corporate/personal contentious and non-contentious insolvency related work including: in court and out of court administration appointments and subsequent business sales, advising on retention of title, advising on validity and security issues, advising directors on post-liquidation and disqualification issues and matters concerning antecedent transactions, wrongful trading claims, fraudulent trading claims, TUV claims and preference claims (for office-holders, former directors, bankrupts and their associates). In addition, he has experience advising on Irish insolvency issues.
Michael’s non-corporate recovery and insolvency experience includes contract, debt and mortgage claims and property and building disputes. He has also advised and appeared on behalf of local authorities as freeholders and a government authorised insurance-based tenancy deposit protection scheme.
Michael has full rights of audience in all higher courts in England & Wales and is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.
Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Scholarship, Inner Temple