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Michael Barron

T: +44 207 809 2428 M: +44 792 072 4886 Email Michael | vCard Office: London

Michael Barron Associate

Contact details

Michael Barron

Michael Barron
Associate

T: +44 207 809 2428 M: +44 792 072 4886 Email Michael | vCard Office: London

Michael is a solicitor advocate and advises clients on a broad range of commercial disputes. He has a breadth of international experience in litigation, arbitration and expert determination.
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Michael is an associate in the commercial litigation group. He has acted on a number of matters, including in energy and natural resources, competition proceedings, aviation and rail procurement disputes. Michael has advised a variety of international and domestic clients, including high net worth individuals, in High Court litigation and arbitration proceedings.
  • Oil and gas disputes
  • International arbitration
  • Commercial litigation

Private equity consortium

Advising a private equity consortium in relation to disputes arising from the construction and operation of a number of biomass plants in its portfolio.

Providence Resources Plc

Advising Providence Resources Plc against Transocean in the Commercial Court concerning claims under a drilling contract on a semi-submersible drilling rig.

Multinational energy company

Advising a multinational energy company in a gas pricing dispute subject to ICC Arbitration Rules.  

Offshore windfarm project

Advising a project SPV in LCIA arbitration proceedings in relation to an £2 billion offshore windfarm project.

International pharmaceutical company

Advising an international pharmaceutical company in SIAC arbitration proceedings in relation to claims arising from a sale and purchase agreement.

Gas pricing dispute

Advising a multinational energy company in a gas pricing dispute subject to ICC Arbitration Rules.

More: International arbitration

Bernie Ecclestone

Advising Bernie Ecclestone in High Court proceedings against Bluewaters Communications Holdings LLC in relation to the sale of Formula One.

London Underground and Transport for London

Acting for London Underground and Transport for London in defending a claim by an unsuccessful bidder relating to the procurement of new AC traction engines for the Central Line.

High Speed 2 Limited

Advising High Speed 2 Limited on disputes relating to the pre-qualifying round of its rolling stock procurement.

More: Commercial litigation

  • Rail and road
  • Energy and natural resources

London Underground and Transport for London

Acting for London Underground and Transport for London in defending a claim by an unsuccessful bidder relating to the procurement of new AC traction engines for the Central Line.

High Speed 2 Limited

Advising High Speed 2 Limited on disputes relating to the pre-qualifying round of its rolling stock procurement.

Rail franchises

Advising a confidential bidder in relation to its disqualification from a national rail franchise. 

Offshore windfarm project

Advising a project SPV in LCIA arbitration proceedings in relation to an £2 billion offshore windfarm project.

Private equity consortium

Advising a private equity consortium in relation to disputes arising from the construction and operation of a number of biomass plants in its portfolio.

Providence Resources Plc

Advising Providence Resources Plc against Transocean in the Commercial Court concerning claims under a drilling contract on a semi-submersible drilling rig.  

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