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Michael is an associate at Thompsons and  a qualified solicitor advocate - he represent clients in the higher courts and advises on their cases.  He is currently a member of the road traffic team.

About Michael

Following his qualification as a solicitor in 1997, Michael then joined Thompsons 1998 to specialise in claiming compensation for victims of personal injury.

Expertise / Particular areas of Interest

Between 1998 and 2009 Michael was a member of the accident team at Thompsons, handling mainly cases arising out of accidents at work.  He regularly recovered £1 million in total damages per year.

In 2003, he was appointed an associate and in 2004 took over the supervisory responsibilities of his own small team, as well as increasingly acting as a solicitor advocate for clients.

From 2009 to 2013, Michael concentrated on solicitor advocacy full time, both for the accident and road traffic teams.

Michael joined the road traffic team in 2013 with his own caseload, but he continues to undertake solicitor advocate work for the team.  Since 2011, he has been involved with claims for reimbursement of replacement vehicle charges to victims of non-fault road traffic accidents.

He appears regularly in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland.

What Clients Say About Michael

"The outcome was very good and your professional handling of the claim from start to finish was excellent. I shall certainly recommend yourself and Thompsons Solicitors to others who require your services. Many thanks."


1993 First class M.A. degree in History, University of Cambridge.

1995 LL.B degree in Law, University of Edinburgh

1996 Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh

2004 Called as a Solicitor Advocate

2007 Certificate in Advanced Advocacy, NITA


Since 2006 Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Personal Injury Law

Professional Memberships and Activities

Member of the Law Society of Scotland

Member of the Society of Solicitor Advocates 

Contact Details

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Telephone number: 0131 225 4297

Linkedin: Member of the Credit Hire Professionals group

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