A respected public and regulatory lawyer with a breadth of experience, Mike regularly conducts lengthy cases involving complex technical issues. He works closely with his clients from an early stage in case, ensuring that the right tactical decisions are made from the outset to maximise the prospects of success.
Areas of practice
- Health and Safety
- Environmental claims
- Consumer Protection
- Trading Standards
- Breaches of Planning Controls
- Road Transport
- Confiscation proceedings
- Civil actions against the Police
- Director’s disqualification
- Hearings before professional disciplinary bodies
- Education Appeals
Mike’s engineering background enables him to deal expertly and efficiently with technical issues. Having previously worked for a leading multinational, Mike understands the complexity and range of issues facing business.
He brings an incisive understanding of the central issues in a case, allied to a powerful ability to undermine the other side’s case through cross-examination and persuasive advocacy.
A Grade 4 prosecutor, Mike is authorised to conduct the most serious cases.
What others say
"He is very good with clients, excellent on his feet in court, and genuinely fun to work with": Chambers UK Bar Guide 2015
“His expertise in health and safety matters is complemented by his regulatory practice”: The Legal 500 2014
“A natural talent for eloquent expression”: The Legal 500 2013
Cambridgeshire County Council v Associated Lead Mills: Vicarious liability
Easymix Concrete Ltd: Volumetric Mixer construction and use prosecution
Reilly: Breach of planning enforcement notice with associated confiscation proceedings