Our lawyers - Michael Batty


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

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Michael Batty is a Solicitor and our “Senior Partner” working in Greene & Greene’s Dispute Resolution team. Michael qualified as a Solicitor in 1990 and has nearly 30 years’ experience of advising individuals and businesses in relation to commercial litigation matters, professional negligence claims, property disputes, licencing applications and defending motoring and regulatory offences.


He ensures "excellent speed of service and high levels of expertise” (Legal 500 2016) and is recognised as being “calm, assured and very client-friendly” (Legal 500 2017).

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 described his handling of a case as “exemplary”.


Recent instructions have included:


Numerous high value commercial disputes ranging from contractual claims to shareholder disputes, including the successful defence of a warranty claim for £3 million;

Correcting the defective appointment of Administrators;

Pursuing debt recovery action in Brazil, Nigeria, Dubai, Anguilla and the USA;

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

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


Further details of recent cases appear on our blog.



  UK Chambers and Partners 2019  

The Legal 500 UK 201