Michael specializes in complex and high-stakes banking and finance litigation. His practice has a particular focus on intercreditor disputes, contentious restructuring and insolvency, regulatory issues, privacy and technology, including De-Fi and cryptoassets. Clients value his broad experience and technical expertise, with Michael having acted in several of the most high-profile banking and corporate insolvencies in recent years.
Michael regularly represents investment banks, hedge funds, and private investors on matters arising out of a range of investments, including equity structures, corporate and sovereign bonds, credit agreements, securitizations, and derivatives. Michael often acts in multi-party disputes, ranging from ad hoc groups and lender syndicates to group litigation and class actions, on both claimant and defendant sides.
Additionally, Michael advises clients on a variety of other contentious issues, including privacy/GDPR, technology, cryptoassets, media and entertainment, oil and gas, and general commercial litigation.