Michael leads the commercial dispute resolution team and is regarded as a market leader for construction disputes. He has been a Partner since 2003.

He provides advice to clients in relation to building contract litigation and arbitration, professional negligence claims, property litigation and debt recovery. He also has wide experience of advising in relation to company shareholder disputes. His breadth of experience in handling commercial disputes has earned him a reputation as a top commercial litigator.

He is a member of the Society of Construction Law.

“Cool, calm and practical” Chambers UK 2019

“He is very knowledgeable and approachable – he provides advice in a very balanced manner.” Chambers UK 2019

“He is able to understand complicated engineering and technology terminology on an MSc level.” Chambers UK 2019

“Very quick at grasping issues” and “a proactive litigator.” Chambers UK 2018

“Someone who works very hard” and is “excellent commercially.” Chambers UK 2017

“Instils a lot of confidence into his clients with his knowledge and strategy.” Chambers UK 2016

“Meticulous and methodical” and “leaves no stone unturned.” Chambers UK 2016