Michael is an experienced senior junior who has extensive experience of arbitration and is familiar with both domestic and international rules Michael has been appointed on many occasions as sole arbitrator, the appointments having been made by institutions as well as by party agreement. The areas covered by his awards include: partnership disputes, professional liability of lawyers, construction projects, sale of businesses and property disputes including boundary and neighbour issues. He is a member of a number of panels and has spoken frequently on arbitration topics, both in the UK and at international events. He has particular interest and expertise in construction law. Former President of CARb and awarded International Lawyer of the Year by the Birmingham Law Society in 2015.