What they say
"..a high quality lawyer who is very knowledgeable and personable"
Client quote, Chambers & Partners
Michael is a Partner in the banking and finance
group and is based in London. He is a well-known and trusted adviser to numerous UK lenders as well as advising businesses and entrepreneurs.
Michael's practice includes origination areas such as project finance (especially green energy), acquisition and leveraged finance, real estate finance and general corporate banking as well as 'bad book' restructurings and work outs. In his early career Michael worked in-house at NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland and while in a private practice was seconded to Banco Santander SA as London general counsel, in each case gaining exceptional bank knowledge, legally and practically.
- Advised Privilege Project Finance on a club investment to finance the 'unwrapped' construction of an anerobic digestion plant in Wiltshire.
- Advised Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) on various legal aspects relating to the financing of the construction of new tourist attraction on Brighton seafront, the British Airways i360.
- Led the finance team on a £110,000,000 warchest facility for the purchase and refurbishment or development of properties, including portfolios, to house individuals with physical and mental disabilities.