Head of our Private Client Department, Michael specialises in trusts, tax, the administration of estates and issues affecting elderly and vulnerable clients.
This University of Newcastle upon Tyne graduate undertook his professional training in London, joining us in 2005.
Michael is a former Chair of the Northern Ireland branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and also sits on the Law Society of Northern Ireland committee for Non-Contentious Business. He is a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Michael is a member of the Executive Committee of Will to Give, a local charity created to promote charitable giving by will in Northern Ireland.
Michael has been recognised as a “Leading Individual” by esteemed legal directory The Legal 500 2014.
Michael was also a contributor to ‘International Protection of Adults’ (Oxford University Press, 2015), having provided a chapter on mental capacity law in Northern Ireland.