Michael is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team, advising national and regional businesses, public bodies and third sector clients. He is a responsive and experienced commercial litigation solicitor, providing tailored, practical and effective dispute resolution advice. Michael specialises in commercial disputes, advising on commercial contracts claims, competition law claims and disputes involving director, company shareholders and/or partnerships, as well as professional negligence claims. Michael regularly assists clients to recover debts of various values and complexity. He also advises clients and officeholders in relation to personal and corporate insolvency matters.

Michael regularly advises clients on contractual disputes covering a wide variety of breach of contract claims, including for example; general breaches, debt recovery and breach of warranty. In addition, he works with clients to resolve professional negligence claims and disputes between shareholder(s) and/or director(s) and within partnerships. Michael has experience in handling high value, complex multi-party disputes and of working on cross-border disputes with international clients and issues.

Michael regularly advises clients, insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors in relation to personal and corporate insolvency. He has also successfully resolved disputes using alternative dispute resolution methods, including virtual and in-person mediations.

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What clients say

"Michael is personable and extremely practical."

Legal 500 2024

"Michael is first class in leading his team. He is thorough and pragmatic when assessing risk."

Chambers & Partners 2024

"Michael Evans has great commercial awareness, is very good at developing strategy and is very easy to work with."

Chambers & Partners 2023

"Michael Evans and his team are diligent and thorough. Readily available to support, sometimes at short notice but still fully up to speed on the case."

Legal 500 2023

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