Michael has wide experience in advising clients throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland and often in the United States with regards to local commercial activity. He has also advised on projects (in particular PPP/PFI) for the past fifteen years. Michael’s key practice areas include Business Succession and Structuring, Corporate M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital.
Michael attained a degree in Law from Queen's University, Belfast in 1983 before joining Carson McDowell later that year. He qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 and quickly rose through the ranks, becoming a Partner in 1993. Michael is now a Consultant at Carson McDowell, following eight years as Managing Partner and twenty-four years as head of the firm’s Corporate Finance team.