Michael defends and prosecutes in magistrates’ courts and the Crown Court. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal, where he successfully overturned a conviction on the grounds that the trial judge’s conduct deprived the defendant of a fair trial (R v Myers  EWCA Crim 2191). He also represents defendants in extradition proceedings.
Michael does not exclusively practise in crime. He has appeared in committal hearings in the County Court and has some experience of judicial review and immigration law.
Michael is a qualified civil mediator.
R v Myers  EWCA Crim 2191
BPP University, London – Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding)
Columbia University, New York – LLM (Stone Scholar)
City University, London – GDL (Distinction)
Oxford University – Philosophy, Politics and Economics (2.1)
Prizes and Awards
Major Scholar (Inner Temple)
Advocacy Exhibitioner (BPP University)
Awarded first prize for written brief in the Americas Round of the International Criminal Court Mooting Competition 2015