Michael Green > Howes Percival LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Michael has over 20 years experience of dealing with large complex commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on company/shareholder disputes, warranty claims, partnership advice, restraint of trade, technology claims, contract disputes, contentious probate and insolvency. He is a full member of the Association for British Recovery Professionals (R3), ACTAPS and sits as a part time Judge on the South East Circuit.

Michael joined the firm from Weightmans London office where he headed the Disputes team and was national head of Restructuring/Insolvency.


2017- present: Partner, Howes Percival

2005 – 2017: Partner, Weightmans

2003 – 2005: Partner, Hegarty LLP

1997-2003: Trainee / Solicitor, Hegarty LLP

1996-1997: Paralegal, Hammond Suddards (now Squire Patton Boggs) 


1990 – 1993 University of Reading

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Cambridge

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Michael Green

Howes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP handles a mixed case load of local, national and international work from Cambridge and routinely deal with multimillion-pound litigation. The firm hired Michael Green from Weightmans LLP to lead its litigation practice and clients describe him as ‘a fantastic lawyer with good interpersonal skills and a strong understanding of the law‘. Rising star associate Victoria Sandell is ‘thorough, grounded, down-to-earth and really puts the hours in when necessary‘.

East Anglia > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Howes Percival LLP has a large insolvency practice across its office network, in which Norwich is a key hub. Morris Peacock leads the insolvency service group, which is on the government panel for insolvency matters, and conducts complex public interest winding-up matters, often involving large-scale frauds, and director disqualification work. The firm also undertakes complex insolvency litigation for regional and national IPs, as well as transactional and advisory insolvency matters including CVAs. Alison Kirby, newly promoted partner William Shirley,  associate Patrick Manning and, in Cambridge, experienced partner Michael Green are also recommended.