Michael is a Consultant in real estate department. He trained at Stevens & Bolton LLP and qualified in 1981. He became a partner in 1986 and head of the department from 1987 to 2016. Michael was managing partner between 1994 and 2005 and senior partner from 2005 to 2011.
Michael deals with a wide range of commercial property transactions including development work, acquisition and disposal of investment properties and advising businesses on their property requirements generally.
Michael has extensive experience in working with large corporates on their property needs. He understands the commercial pressures that surround the acquisition and disposal of properties that are key to the client’s business needs. Timing pressures are often acute, as is the need to work with various stakeholders (both internally and externally) in achieving the business objectives, and Michael’s experience brings added value to such projects.
Michael has been included for many years in the publication "Legal Experts" as a leading commercial property lawyer.