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Michael Armstrong, Senior Associate

Michael Armstrong

Senior Associate

Practice areas

  • Litigation and dispute management

Practice notes

Michael is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Dispute Resolution team in London and a member of the firm’s International Arbitration Group. Michael advises domestic and international clients on a broad range of disputes ranging from High Court litigations to international and investor-state arbitrations.

Michael has a particular interest in energy-related disputes, having spent a six-month secondment at ExxonMobil whilst at his previous firm.

Recent Dispute Resolution Experience

  • Acting for an African State in a $500m investor-state arbitration against a South Korean construction company.
  • Acting for a Southeast Asian government in a multi-billion dollar dispute with a sovereign wealth fund.
  • Acting for a world-renowned health spa located on Lake Geneva in a multi-million dollar SIAC arbitration against a Singaporean services company.
  • Acting for a global supply chain manager in concurrent English litigation proceedings and a DIFC arbitration concerning a dispute over the supply of goods to an international fashion brand.
  • Acting for a Mauritian fragrance distributer against a UK mining company in respect of a significant cross-border fraud.
  • Acting for 13 sellers of a digital workspace software company in relation to a multi-million dollar IT warranty dispute.
  • Acting for a global security services company in an investigation into a privately-run prison.
  • Acting for a downstream petroleum company in a claim stemming from an oil spill on an large equestrian country estate.
  • Acting for an air traffic navigation services business in a misrepresentation and negligent misstatement claim against a former employee.