Since April 2021, Mike has been the Firm’s Managing Partner. Prior to becoming Managing Partner, he led the Firm’s Corporate Team for more than 10 years.

Mike began his career in the City of London as a corporate lawyer before moving to national law firm Clarke Willmott, where he spent a number of years before moving to Trethowans in 2009.

Alongside being Managing Partner, Mike continues to specialise in advising on company related matters with a particular specialism in the sale and purchase of companies and businesses. Mike is regarded as a leading individual in this field.

Notable work highlights

  • Mike has extensive experience in advising owner managed businesses as well as large plcs on the sale and purchase of businesses. By way of example, he led a team of lawyers at Trethowans on the sale of an engineering business for consideration in excess of £50million. The transaction involved a number of complex matters including different international jurisdictions, competition law and sanctions related issues.
  • In addition, Mike is a trusted adviser on shareholder and joint venture arrangements as well general corporate governance / compliance related issues.

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