Michael Shapiro > GSC Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
GSC Solicitors LLP Offices
31-32 ELY PLACE
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Partner and head of commercial litigation specialising in landlord and tenant, property, insolvency, contract disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes and debt recovery. Michael has undertaken cases in the County Court, High Court, Court of Appeal, LVT (now FTT), Lands Tribunal (now STT) and most recently in the Supreme Court where is succeeded in obtaining judgment in the client favour in the much publicised case of Daejan v Benson & Others.
Michael was appointed a partner on 29 November 2013 and an Equity Partner in February 2017.
For his many achievements and excellency in commercial litigation work, Michael is included in the Leaders’ List of the City Wealth, which is a prestigious directory of leading professionals. His Leaders’ List profile can be found here.
Trained GSC; qualified 1997; partner 2013.
Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
JFS Comprehensive; Kingsway College and University of Westminster; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (1997).
Music, football, dining out.
‘Committed to the cause‘, GSC Solicitors LLP‘s commercial litigation team is headed by Michael Shapiro, who focuses on general commercial, contractual and shareholder claims. Shapiro also acts in property litigation, and company and personal insolvency-related disputes, while senior consultant Barry Samuels is ‘highly recommended for his depth of experience‘.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media: Music
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: Smaller Deals, £10m-£100m
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market
- Real estate > Property finance