Michael has worked in London and Guernsey, and was a private client partner of a London law firm before establishing Trust Corporation. Whilst in private practice, Michael was noted as being a leading local presence in The Legal 500.
He has acted as an Executive and Non‑Executive Director of regulated businesses and is a Chartered Director (awarded by the Institute of Directors).
He assists advisers, wealthy families and financial institutions in developing wealth management and estate planning strategies.
Michael is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, the International Tax Planning Association, Institute of Directors, Guernsey International Legal Association and Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (recent past Chairman of the Guernsey Branch and one of only a few to receive the Founder’s Award for services to the Society). Michael took over the role as Chairman of the Guernsey Association of Trustees (GAT) in March 2012 having acted as Deputy Chairman since 2008. As part of that role he is also involved with the Guernsey International Business Association and Finance Sector Group which gives him insight to the workings of local government and the regulator.
Michael is Chairman of the Group and retains primary responsibility for a number of client relationships. He is featured in Citywealth’s Top 20 Leading International Trustees.