Mike's primary area of expertise is in banking and Financial services disputes arising from lending, hedging and regulated sales, with a particular focus on derivatives litigation (including acting for the successful party in Lehman v National Power Corporation, which was the first reported decision on the construction of the Close-out provisions in the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement).
Michael Hawthorne grasps the complexities of a case extremely quickly.
Partner, Head of Forensic Accounting (non-lawyer)
Chris leads the Forensic Accounting Services ("FAS") team with extensive professional accounting experience in responding to high profile, mission critical corporate events across financial & transactional reporting, forensic accounting, investigations and Anti-Bribery & Corruption.
Clare is a Legal Director in the Planning Team. Clare specialises in development planning advising developers and local authorities on major development including large-scale regeneration schemes, strategic land promotion, mixed use and housing development and contentious matters including planning appeals and judicial reviews.