Michael has a broad practice covering all areas of Chambers’ work, including commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work. He brings particular expertise to international arbitration (including investor-state arbitration) and arbitration-related court proceedings from having worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (London).
Prior to coming to the Bar, Michael was a Senior Associate in the International Arbitration Group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London. He was previously a Disputes/Litigation Associate in the Dubai and Toronto offices of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.
As a pupil, Michael was involved in some of the leading cases of 2020, including Municipio De Mariana & Ors v BHP Group, Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait v Man Group PLC & Ors, and Travelport Limited & Ors v WEX Inc. His current matters include:
Michael is currently serving as co-Convenor (EMEA) of the Remote Advocacy Program, an advanced oral advocacy course in international arbitration. He is also a member of the Rising Arbitrators Initiative. Michael has been listed as a Future Leader in International Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal since 2018, with referees most recently describing him as a “sharp, practical and all-round wonderful lawyer” with an “uncanny ability to understand quantum claims.”
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