Michael is a partner in the Employment team with over 25 years’ experience of contentious cases. He works almost exclusively for larger corporate clients. He concentrates on getting great results for clients in all aspects of their dealings with their people.


His work often involves the TUPE aspects of business sales and service provision changes together with large scale restructuring and harmonisation programmes requiring both strategic and operational advice.


Advised a large government department on a UK wide outsourcing project relating to multiple operators.

Advised on large scale collective consultations to give effect to restructuring and contractual change in the retail and the licensed sectors.

Dealt with potential multi-party claims for protective awards in the communications sector following major outsourcing exercise concerning issues of fragmentation and assignment.


Michael enjoys music, contemporary theatre and travelling to Italy. He also enjoys football and supports Everton.