Mike is a London-based partner who has been with Kennedys since he qualified in 1989. He is a lead partner within the firm’s property and energy groups, and is a member of the Strategy Board.

Mike specialises in property and energy insurance claims, assisting insurers and reinsurers of major multi-national companies in relation to their global exposures. He provides coverage advice and defends high-value, international and complex claims, including in the petrochemical (upstream and downstream), power generation and heavy industry (such as steel and mining) sectors.

Mike has been instructed on some of the largest and most high-profile claims in the market including; the WTC losses, the SARS pandemic in Asia, civil commotion in Thailand, the August 2011 UK riots, Thailand floods, Superstorm Sandy and the Buncefield and Tianjin explosions. He is also instructed on a large number of major losses both onshore and offshore in the energy and heavy industry sectors.

He frequently contributes to market-facing briefs and lectures at seminars and market events. He is also a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.

Qualifications and admissions

  • Qualified in England and Wales in 1989

Market recognition

  • Nominated by respondents for delivering outstanding service in the last 12 months 
    The Gracechurch London Market Insurance Law Monitor 2023