Mike attended Calday Grange Grammar school on the Wirral and then studied at Sheffield Hallam University followed by the University of Sheffield before starting his training contract with the firm in 1996 qualifying as a solicitor in 1998. Mike became a partner in 2001 and is head of the criminal department and is the firms COLP.
Mike specialises in Criminal and Motoring Law and has vast experience in this field having started advising suspects in police stations from 1993 whilst studying at University. As a higher court advocate Mike can represent clients in cases from the Magistrate courts right through to the Court of Appeal. Mike has vast experience in all criminal cases ranging from simple theft allegations right up to High Profile Murders, Sexual allegations, Fraud and Drug supply cases and has an exceptional understanding of allegations that involve information technology.
Away from the office Mike lives in Lydiate with his partner and has 2 children. A sports fanatic having played football and rugby but with a real passion for Tennis, which he still plays and competes on a regular basis. Mike is actively involved as a volunteer within the sport and is a qualified Tennis referee.