Expertise

Mike is a South African qualified lawyer in the commercial disputes team. Before relocating to the UK, he practised as an attorney at a highly regarded commercial law firm in Cape Town, South Africa. His experience spans a wide variety of commercial disputes with particular focus on supply chain matters. He has acted for clients in a number of African jurisdictions.

For the last seven years Mike has been a regular guest lecturer at Stellenbosch University, where he lectured to postgraduate economics students regarding various legal aspects of international trade. He was also engaged as a researcher, at the University of Cape Town, where he focused on the law of civil procedure in South Africa and assisted in the publication of The South African Sheriff's Guide (2015).

Professional memberships

Legal Practice Council of South Africa (Attorney of the High Court of South Africa)

Law Society of England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)

Education

University of South Africa – BSc (2010)

University of Cape Town – LLB (2016)

University of Stellenbosch – BPhil (cum laude) (2011)

University of Stellenbosch – MPhil (cum laude) (2012)