Mike advises institutional investors, nation states, corporate occupiers, high net worth individuals and financial institutions in a variety of complex high value disputes arising out of real estate.Mike advises in connection with all aspects of real estate litigation including business tenancy lease renewals, dilapidations claims, break notice cases, rights to light disputes, resolving development issues and building exit strategy. Mike has advised across a number of sectors including industrial and logistics, retail, professional, financial services and education. As well as being experienced in conducting matters to trial Mike also uses mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution in order to resolve issues quickly and cost effectively for clients.
Acted for a landlord in a disputed break notice case where significant rent was recovered from the tenant following its failed attempt to break the lease.
Acted for a well known insurance company in defending a multi-million pound dilapidations claim brought against it by its landlord following its exit from premises in Lime Street in London.
Acted for a landlord in a tenant insolvency and was able to persuade a previous tenant to take a new lease of the premises.