Michael Pether


  • I have represented customers as core participants in the IICSA and advise insurance and non-insurance customers on IICSA related matters.
  • I have significant experience in advising a variety of organisations including in the public sector, faith, education and sport Sectors in connection with responding to allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse.
  • I specialise in high value and complex employer’s liability, public liability and abuse claims.
  • I was the editor in chief of the 10th, 11th, and 12th editions of Bingham and Berrymans Motor Claims Cases.
  • I regularly speak at and chair personal injury and abuse claims related conferences.
  • I am the Head of BLM Public Sector Group.


  • Law Society

Contact Details

+44 20 7865 3365


He provides excellent customer service and is always available to administer advice and assistance.

Chambers and Partners 2019

Michael Pether heads the firm's abuse team, and is routinely instructed to act on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including insurers, schools and local authorities. Sources say that ‘he's great for abuse work’ and ‘possesses all the qualities you'd want in a solicitor'.

Chambers & Partners, 2017

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