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Michael is a partner in Penningtons Manches Cooper's commercial dispute resolution team. He advises clients on a wide variety of financial services and complex commercial disputes as well as on regulatory investigations, enforcement actions, and civil fraud claims.
He has conducted group litigation for shareholder and investor claimants, and acted in international arbitrations and litigation in a number of high profile cases arising out of the last global financial crisis. His clients include funds, investor groups, banks and other financial institutions, high net worth individuals and corporates, particularly real estate investment and development businesses.
Michael is individually ranked in Chambers UK for banking litigation and is described as ‘very hands on and very good with clients’ and ‘a very experienced litigator with an encyclopaedic knowledge of all aspects of civil fraud’ in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 respectively. He is also a solicitor advocate.