LL.B (University of Edinburgh)

Diploma in Legal Practice

MA Criminology & Criminal Justice (King's College London)

MA (Oxon) Jurisprudence (Christ Church)

Special interests

Public law, including judicial review and human rights

Immigration and asylum

Media, defamation and privacy

Company and commercial


Michael’s principle areas of interest are public & administrative law and commercial disputes. He was the Faculty Scholar 2018/19.

After spending several years working and performing in the music industry, Michael trained with a leading commercial law firm. He undertook litigation seats covering public/regulatory law and business disputes, and a corporate seat. Michael was also seconded to the Scottish Government, gaining experience advising on criminal justice issues.

While devilling, Michael won the Mike Jones Excellence in Advocacy prize and has been involved in a wide range of work including immigration, civil liberties, proceeds of crime, criminal appeals, housing, planning, procurement, professional regulation/discipline and financial services disputes.

Michael has a strong academic record including an MA (Oxon) in Law from Christ Church and an MA from KCL. He received his LLB and Diploma from Edinburgh University, where he was awarded the prize for Best Overall Performance from the Graduate LLB programme.