LL.B University of Strathclyde

Dip.LP University of Strathclyde

LL.M University of Glasgow

B.A. University of Stirling

Special interests



Professional liability and regulation

Public law, including judicial review and human rights


Michael called to the Bar in June 2022 following a 10-year career specialising predominantly in employment law, discrimination and professional/healthcare discipline.

His practice also included judicial review, Fatal Accident Inquiries, commercial contracts, and defamation.

Michael has been a regular at both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has been instructed on cases across the spectrum of Employment and Labour Relations Law, and has extensive experience in dealing with the Equality Act 2010. Michael also has an academic interest in employment law, with his main area of research being the contract of employment.

Michael has represented dozens of professionals at Fitness to Practice and Disciplinary proceedings across a range of regulators, including the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the General Dental Council, and the Health and Care Professions Council.

Michael has an interest in public and human rights law.