Michael is ranked in Chambers for his banking litigation work
Based in London, Michael is a partner in our International Dispute Resolution practice and a member of our Financial Services sector group.
His experience, gained from working in-house as well as in private practice, covers retail, wholesale and investment banking. He has advised on, and undertaken representations in, disputes concerning: CDOs, currency and interest rate swaps and other derivatives transactions; syndicated facilities and the enforcement of security; electronic payment and clearing disputes; mis-selling and misrepresentation claims in respect of investment and hedging products; and trade finance disputes. He has protected bank client interests as third parties to customer fraud and money laundering and has undertaken tracing and asset recovery actions in a number of jurisdictions on behalf of banks and other financial institutions. He has acted on the "buy" and "sell" side of financial services disputes and undertaken claimant as well as defendant litigation.
Michael represents clients in investigations and enforcement actions by the financial regulators. He provides advice and guidance on anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption policies and procedures to various corporations both within and outside of the financial services sector.
Michael is a solicitor advocate with rights of audience in all courts and in all proceedings since 2003.