A highly experienced employment lawyer, Mike has practised in employment law since his call to the Bar in 1997. He combines an incisive understanding of the central issues with his powerful ability to undermine the other side’s case through cross-examination and persuasive advocacy.
Areas of practice
- Sex, Race and Disability discrimination
- Transfers of Undertakings
- Complex Unfair Dismissal cases
- Lengthy and Complex Tribunal cases lasting several weeks
- High Court Restraint of Trade
Having previously worked for a leading multinational, Mike has an astute understanding of the issues facing businesses, and his engineering background equips him to deal expertly with technical issues.
He prefers to be involved in cases from an early stage, so as to maximise the prospects of success.
Mike delivers seminars on a range of topics including TUPE and redundancy.
What others say
"He is always prepared to get into court and fight": The Legal 500 2015
"He is very good with clients, excellent on his feet in court, and genuinely fun to work with": Chambers UK Bar Guide 2015
“Acts for claimants and defendants across a range of employment matters”: The Legal 500 2014
“A natural talent for eloquent expression”: The Legal 500 2013
Autonomy v Cuddington: EAT unlawful deduction from wages