Michael has been in private practice for over 30 years specialising in commercial disputes and contracts negotiations. Prior to joining David Wyld & Co as a Consultant in April 2015 he was, for a 2 year period, engaged outside of the law in the capacity of acting Executive President to a Belgian football club and he is a registered football agent. Prior to that he had been a partner for over 20 years in two of the UK’s leading medium sized law firms based in London, Radcliffes Lebrassuers and Thomas Eggar.
Mike has been involved in a number of high profile reported cases across a broad range disputes including, policyholder claims; coverage disputes and insurance long tail pollution claims and recoveries; professional negligence claims; derivative shareholder actions and a host of commercial disputes from engineering to bi-lateral investment Treaty claims conducted through the courts and arbitration and mediation.
He has negotiated a wide range of commercial contracts from joint venture R&D agreements; full turn-key outsourcing; building and maintenance contracts; assignments of corporate policyholder rights under long tail on shore pollution cover to third party organisations as well as distribution and agency agreements for a variety of business sectors.