Michael is a civil litigator who specialises in financial services claims and onshore and offshore commercial fraud, including, but not limited to, crisis management and freezing injunctions.
Michael’s recent experience includes some of the highest profile fraud related cases in recent years. His extensive experience includes advising clients in relation to crisis management issues such as time sensitive freezing injunctions and search orders. Michael has advised on a range of international and domestic fraud matters involving clients who were state entities, corporations, and individuals. These matters include large complex multi-jurisdiction frauds, employee frauds, enforcement, and asset recovery proceedings. Michael has also acted for a range of financial and professional services institutions in relation to high value and complex matters. He has acted for banks and other financial services companies in relation to mass actions, derivatives litigation, and offshore investment disputes. Michael benefits from a 6-month secondment to one of the Big 4’s litigation team in 2019. Michael is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers' Association and the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.
Chris specialises in corporate transactions, across a number of sectors, including within the life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors.
Consultant (Costs Lawyer)
Keith has practiced for over thirty years as a costs lawyer and consultant and provides specialist law costs advice and advocacy services on costs issues and claims arising in and from commercial disputes and court, arbitration and tribunal proceedings in England and internationally.
Emily specialises in intellectual property disputes and advice, with a particular focus on brand enforcement and the creative rights. She has advised clients on their rights in relation to trade marks, advertising compliance, databases, misuse of confidential information, copyright, designs and patents.
Head of Fintech Propositions
Luke Scanlon advises some of the world's leading technology companies, banks and fintech businesses on a range of fintech and legal technology related issues and had been recognised by Legal500 and ranked as a leading fintech lawyer by Chambers. Luke is the Head of Fintech propositions and a Legal Director for Pinsent Masons.