Michael specialised in trust law in private practice and tends to deal with more complex trust matters; be they complex by merit of interpersonal relationships or structurally. He is the lead director for a number of family office relationships, investors in private equity, property and managed portfolios. These elements of the work include succession planning and family governance.
Michael has taken a lead in managing a number of our more contentious situations. He worked as a solicitor in London and Guernsey during which time he acted for private clients with regard to succession planning and dealing with family members with issues and many international trust companies in advising them of their duties and responsibilities.
Michael is the director most involved in reviewing and negotiating investment management proposals. Michael is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. In Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide Michael is described as “super bright and really knowledgeable, but has that nice manner of dealing with clients and other advisers so that everything seems like nothing is ever too much trouble while being technically quite difficult”.