Michael is a senior King's Counsel at the English Bar. He is a physics graduate and specialises in intellectual property and technology related law. He has acted as counsel to the UK Treasury and has experience both as a barrister and mediator in a range of technical and commercial fields. Michael has appeared in courts at all levels in the UK, the European Patent Office, and the European Court of Justice. His technical experience extends across many industries including telecommunications and information technology and his practice extends to confidential information, privacy, and data protection.