Michael has practised for over 32 years as a construction disputes and advisory lawyer. He has conducted court proceedings in the English Court of Appeal and the House of Lords (now the Supreme Court) and generally specialised in large and complex disputes litigation/arbitration in the UK, Asia and Australia. Michael was a founding partner of Pinsent Masons in Australia where he managed two of the largest arbitration proceedings so far undertaken by the business in that jurisdiction. Michael lives on the beach in Adelaide, South Australia. When not working he likes nothing better than walking his two rescue dogs on the beach and sitting on his swing seat watching the sun go down with a glass of South Australia’s finest red wine.