Michael was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2020. He completed pupillage with a criminal practitioner, gaining experience in both prosecution and defence work in the Crown and Magistrates’ Courts. During pupillage, he also gained experience in family law, judicial review and personal injury.
Michael is currently accepting instructions in all areas.
2020: Degree of Barrister-at-Law, The Honourable Society of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland
2020: Diploma of Professional Legal Studies (Commendation), Institute of Professional Legal Studies
2019: LLB Hons (2.1), Northumbria University, Newcastle
Represented the IPLS in the 2020 INADR Finals in Chicago, USA