Our lawyers - Michael Batty


"On top of the law and does an excellent job preparing the evidence and handling the Clients and opposition"

Quote from District Judge



Michael heads our Dispute Resolution Team providing “a remarkable service, rarely seen in business today” (Legal 500 2012) and "first-class advice" (Legal 500 2013).

Independent research finds Michael to be held in very high regard by clients, other professionals and the judiciary who describe him as  confident and realistic. Members of the Bar have been impressed by “his grasp of the relevant law and procedure and by his meticulous approach to the handling of a difficult case” and by his “excellent handling of the clients and opposition”. A High Court Master recently described his handling of a case as "exemplary".


Recent instructions have included:


Numerous high value commercial disputes ranging from contractual claims to shareholder disputes;

Significant professional negligence claims against other professionals recovering damages in excess of £1,000,000 within the last 5 years;

Numerous property litigation matters including complex boundary and public footpath disputes;

Representing clients facing prosecution by the Environment Agency; and

Numerous motoring matters.


Further details of recent cases appear on our blog.



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