Michael took a First in Law at Canterbury University and then attended the College of Law in Guildford. Michael qualified as a solicitor in May 2016, having successfully completed his training at Karslakes. Michael is developing his interest in dispute resolution and general commercial matters.

Email:  melford@karslakes.com

Recent matters:


  • Proceeding to a fully contested trial with live witnesses
  • Robustly dealing with debtor’s defence and counterclaim
  • Defence being dismissed and Order for Possession granted


  • Proceeding to a fully contested trial with live witnesses
  • Standing over integrity of product and sales process
  • Successfully defending proceedings and obtaining an order for costs


  • Successfully obtaining Money Judgment
  • Obtaining Charging Order over debtor’s property and registering at Land Registry
  • Reaching substantial financial settlement with debtor prior to enforcing Charging Order


  • Preparing and issuing claim for monies due
  • Vigorously opposing a defence with no merit
  • Successfully obtaining judgment at summary judgment hearing