Michael represents international clients and states in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations focusing on disputes in the infrastructure and energy sectors, with experience as advocate in large-scale complex arbitration proceedings.
Michael advises clients at both the pre-dispute phase and at the outset of formal dispute proceedings. He is a skilled arbitration practitioner with experience of acting for clients under various institutional rules, including ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and ad hoc arbitrations, with seats and governing laws in both civil and common law jurisdictions. In addition to his work in the infrastructure and energy sectors, Michael's practice encompasses investor-state dispute settlement, particularly where claims have arisen as a result of conflict and civil unrest. Michael also specialises in state immunity disputes. As an advocate, Michael has appeared before a number of eminent international arbitrators in high-value cases.
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