Michael Clarke

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Lincoln's Inn

Solicitor: 2004

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Michael has the ability to do chancery and tax together so it makes him an excellent resource. ‘He is a very down-to-earth and practical barrister. He talks straight and just gives you a focused view on what the practical answer is.’ “

Chambers UK,  2021

Michael undertakes professional negligence instructions for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of practice areas including representation at mediations.

Michael’s recent experience includes:

  • Representing a claimant in respect of a negligent coveyancing transactions.
  • Representing a claimant company in respect of the negligent tax advice given by a major firm of accountants.
  • Representing an independent financial adviser in respect of an allegation of negligent pension advice.
  • Representing an estate in respect of a solicitor’s failure to sever a joint tenancy.


  • 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.