Michael is a Partner in the Maritime Group.
Michael specialises in international financial transactions with a particular emphasis on advising on ship financing and tax-based leasing and export credit financing transactions across a variety of maritime assets, as well as on restructurings.
His clients include international banks and other financial institutions, ship owners and leasing companies.
Michael joined WFW in 1988 and spent a year on secondment to the firm’s Oslo office. He is recommended for his asset finance expertise by legal directory IFLR 1000.
- Advised BNP Paribas on a $134,050,000 Sinosure-backed loan facility for Scorpio Tankers Inc. which included financing capital expenditure of scrubbers for 70 vessels.
- 1984 – 1985 · College of Law, Guildford, Legal Practice Course
- 1981 – 1984 · University of Wales, Aberystwyth, LLB (Hons) 2:1
memberships & associations
- Law Society of England and Wales