B.A (Hons) Strathclyde, LL.B Strathclyde, DipLP Strathclyde

Special interests

Company and commercial


Professional liability and regulation

Public law, including judicial review and human rights


Prior to studying law, Michael graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 2011 with a BA in politics.

He then undertook his LLB and Diploma in Legal Practice, again at the University of Strathclyde. Thereafter, Michael trained as a solicitor with MacRoberts before pursuing a career as an advocate.
During his time at MacRoberts, Michael gained experience in a wide range of litigation in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court, including commercial, insolvency, and construction litigation. He built upon this experience during his period of devilling, undertaking a wide variety of work including commercial contracts, public procurement, professional negligence, immigration, employment, and proceeds of crime.

Michael has a keen interest in the history of Scots law and has been a member of the Stair Society for several years.