Michael is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder's Singapore office and Global Head of the British Virgin Islands law practice. Michael practises both BVI and Cayman Islands law and his experience and areas of practice cover corporate, downstream private equity work, commercial, banking and structured finance.
Michael joined Maples and Calder in 2010. He was previously head of the Hong Kong office of another offshore firm having relocated to Hong Kong from the British Virgin Islands in 2006. Prior to moving offshore, Michael worked for Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Simmons & Simmons in London. He also spent time on secondment at the London Stock Exchange and as in-house counsel with Shell International Limited. Michael has been ranked as a leader in his field in Chambers Global and IFLR1000.
Law Society Legal Practice Course, 1995
College of Law, Guildford (CPE), 1994
University College of North Wales (BA Hons), 1993
1997 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla)
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