Call: 2008 (Inner Temple)
Education: LL.B (Hons)
Michael was educated at the University of Warwick where he graduated with an honours degree in Law in 2007. Prior to enrolling on the Bar Vocational Course Michael received both a Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Scholarship and an Exhibition Award from the Inner Temple. Michael completed the Bar Vocational Course at the University of the West of England in 2008 and received a Very Competent classification in addition to being the recipient of the Western Circuit Advocacy Prize.
From 2008 to 2013 Michael developed his skills as a self-employed advocate for the market leading provider of agency services to firms of Solicitors nationwide. Michael regularly appeared in the County Court in a range of common law matters and was also instructed in the Technology and Construction Court and the Chancery Division of the High Court.
Michael commenced practise at the Bar in 2013. Michael quickly added to his existing common law experience by developing a broad general practice which now also encompasses criminal law and immigration and asylum cases. Michael is very well liked by his instructing Solicitors and is regularly praised for his ability to put clients at ease in very difficult situations and for his diligence in case preparation which is reflected in the excellent results he obtains on a regular basis. Michael is also pleased to accept instructions on a direct access basis in appropriate cases.
For further details of Michael’s specific practice areas please follow the links above or please contact his Clerks.