Areas of practice
- Company & Corporate Law (incl. M&A)
- Corporate Finance & Private Equity
Michael’s expertise spans wide-ranging corporate matters, particularly corporate acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and general company law compliance. He has also amassed considerable experience in negotiating high value commercial contracts such as supply contracts and outsourcing agreements.
After graduating with a first class degree in law from Napier University, Edinburgh in 2006, Michael embarked on his legal career at Walker Morris and Gordons before joining Chadwick Lawrence as an associate. Across the course of his career Michael has advised high profile clients in sport and property development on transactions worth in excess of £100 million. Moving to hlw Keeble Hawson as a partner in 2012, he enjoys strong links with a number of corporate finance teams in Leeds through extensive experience in the field of mergers & acquisitions and private equity.