Michael Bowsher QC is described by Chambers and Partners as an â€œExperienced silk with a widely admired procurement and construction practiceâ€. He is particularly known for his unique practice in regulated procurement in the UK, Ireland and elsewhere in the EU and beyond. He has appeared as counsel in many of the major procurement cases over more than a decade. Michael also specialises in competition law and worked with Adam Aldred when acting for the claimant in the 2-Travel v Cardiff Bus follow-on damages claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal in which the claimant recovered exemplary damages. Michael has been called to the bar and practises actively in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland as well as England and Wales. He is regularly appointed as a mediator or arbitrator in disputes concerning investments or longâ€“term contracts involving the public sector or utility sectors.
Michael remains a full member of Monckton Chambers in London and will continue to practise from there as well.
Senior Clerk, Gary Young, commented:
â€˜’We are delighted that counsel of Michael’s calibre and reputation has joined as an Associate Tenant. The addition of Michael enhances our specialist competition law team that includes leading junior counsel Adam Aldred, Tina Ranales-Cotos and Douglas Cochran. We are now even better placed to service the needs of regional firms, businesses and public authorities in this highly specialised area of practice.”
Kings Chambers is located in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.