Mike is a BLM Partner of over 30 years, in which he has been a Management Board Partner for six years, 2005 – 2011 and most recently Senior Partner, 2012-2018.
Mike now brings his experience of the business to head the Risk and Compliance team for BLM throughout the UK and Ireland.
In his role as Senior Partner Mike was responsible for the strategy, leadership, and development of the business in the insurance and commercial arena. Mike oversaw the re-engineering, re-structuring and re-branding of the business, as well as the integration with other law firms to create a UK and Ireland practice. He was the driving force for extending BLM’s service offering internationally, with the creation of the Global Insurance Law Network in which BLM was the initial founding member. He has overseen further strategic diversification with the introduction of BLM’s commercial arm, Commercial Advisory and Private Wealth, extending the offering to existing clients as well as opportunities to new prospects.
Mike was appointed as a deputy District Judge in 2005, and is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) winning the IoD North West Director of the Year Awards 2016 and a shortlisted finalist for the IoD Director of the year Awards 2016.
- International bar Association
- Institute of Directors
- The Law Society of England and Wales
- The Law Society of Scotland
- The Law Society of Northern Ireland