Michael Clarke

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Lincoln's Inn

Solicitor: 2004

Very bright and always comes up with practical solutions.”

Legal 500,  2020
Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law

Michael regularly acts and advises in insolvency cases for both corporate and individual clients.

Recent work includes:

  • Resisting an application to annul a bankruptcy petition for alleged failure to serve a statutory demand, and lack of geographical connection to the jurisdiction.
  • Representing a trustee on an application by the debtor to have assigned to him various causes of action.
  • Advising a trustee in respect of the setting aside of prior transactions.


  • Senior Associate Teacher, University of Bristol, Law of Trusts
  • Junior Counsel to the Crown 2015 to 2020

Qualifications & awards:

  • University of Bristol – First Class (2001)

Additional information:

Michael’s interests include owning, riding and maintaining classic motorcycles.