Partner & Legal Operations Director
Michael joined Horwich Farrelly’s Counter Fraud team in 2008. He has a breadth of expertise in motor fraud work and an interest in the recovery of legal costs. In 2016 he was made Head of Operations for the department and Partner in 2017. Michael is responsible for ensuring the department maintains its levels of success, growth and excellent customer service and satisfaction. He is also heavily involved in internal systems development and leading new business on boarding and integration. Notable cases Michael has dealt with include leading an investigation into the credentials and qualifications of medico-legal expert, Titus Odedun which led to the GMC striking Mr Odedun off the medical register. He also handled Clarke & Others v Thompson , which ended in the court finding the claimants' representatives' conduct involved an element of impropriety leading to them having to personally meet more than 50% of our client's £30,000 legal bill.