Expertise

Mike is a Partner in the firm's banking team, within the finance and projects division.

He is an independently recognised expert in the areas of asset based lending (ABL) and trade finance, as well as other alternate finance structures, particularly supply chain finance. He regularly advises banks and independent financiers on providing ABL and trade finance facilities across the spectrum, from invoice discounting and block discounting facilities to more structured asset based lending products, both domestically and cross border.

Mike regularly advises on trade finance products and transactions ranging from simple import/export finance facilities to structured trade finance solutions and including multi-party supply chain finance programmes. He is particularly known for trade, equipment and supply chain programmes conducted, including in emerging markets.

He also has a wealth of experience in advising borrowers in relation to their working capital requirements. This knowledge of different types of corporate finance allows him to provide borrowers with a range of options in structuring their working capital facilities.

Mike also has particular expertise in advising on off-balance sheet receivables financing solutions.

Education
  • The College of Law (now The University of Law), London
  • The University of Durham
  • Ampleforth College
Languages
  • French