Partner, Pinsent Masons
Michael is a Partner in the Pinsent Masons Litigation and International Arbitration Team in London. Michael trained and qualified at Nabarro Nathanson before joining the boutique law firm Reid Minty LLP as a partner. Michael subsequently joined McGrigors LLP (which merged with Pinsent Masons LP in 2012) as a partner in 2008. Michael has a wide experience of litigation and disputes. These range from multi-million dollar multi-jurisdictional fraud claims through to banking disputes, shareholders disputes, wrongful trading actions, actions for and against directors, shipping claims, defamation, breach of contract, tort, insolvency and shipping claims.
Current cases include:
Acting on behalf of Aeroflot in the Commercial Court in London in respect of a multi-million dollar fraud claim
A multi-million dollar ICC arbitration for a Russian Corporation arising out of a series of supply and distribution agreements in the Middle East
A multi-million dollar English High Court case for a Swiss investment bank in respect of an alleged fraud
Acting for an English investment company in Judicial Review proceedings against the Financial Ombudsman Service