Michael is an environmental and regulatory lawyer specialising in energy and infrastructure projects, and has a particular interest and expertise in the regulation of the nuclear sector.
He acts for clients in both the public and private sectors, including major utilities, Central Government Departments and Non-Departmental Public Bodies.Michael joined the firm from HM Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) where he had spent over three years as a Legal Adviser to the UK Government on all aspects of the nuclear and onshore oil and gas industries, including matters relating to nuclear new build siting arrangements, decommissioning of nuclear installations, the management and regulation of radioactive wastes (including geological disposal), and the legal and policy framework relating to the hydraulic fracturing of shale. Prior to working at DECC, Michael worked in the Environment and Energy Unit at a leading national firm, and has undertaken secondments to the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Radioactive Waste Management Limited.Michael is a member of the International Nuclear Law Association, the World Nuclear Association, and the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association.
Planning white paper: what it means for developer contributions and costs of development
LIBOR transition: government proposes legislation to deal with 'tough legacy' contracts
Jennifer is a Senior Associate specialising in foreign and domestic commercial frauds as well as onshore and offshore trust litigation.
Senior Associate Forensic Accountant
Ray is a forensic accountant with over 15 years' experience of advising clients on the accounting and financial aspects on commercial and post M&A disputes. He works closely with our lawyers as part of multi-disciplinary teams to provide comprehensive, commercial and joined-up advice to our clients.
David specialises in providing risk management and dispute resolution advice to clients operating in the infrastructure and energy sectors. David has acted for developers, main contractors and sub-contractors on a wide range of high profile and technically complex projects and disputes.