Michael Wharfe > Devonshires Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Devonshires Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Construction & Engineering team


Michael is a partner in the Construction & Engineering team.

Michael is a specialist in commercial disputes and arbitrations, often with an international element. He has particular experience in professional indemnity and public liability insurance, acting for both underwriters and insureds on policy coverage, subrogated claims, and for insureds resisting claims against them. Michael also has experience in general commercial litigation, damages claims arising from cartel activity, construction disputes, product liability claims, serious fraud, and regulatory matters.


LL.B., University of Auckland, 1996

B.A., University of Auckland, 1994

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Construction: contentious

Devonshires Solicitors LLP offers advise to a range of clients, including public and private developers, local authorities and private sector clients. It is particularly well known for its strength in social housing and residential and mixed-used development matters. Mark London leads the team, and has strong expertise in fire safety and building defect claims for high rise buildings across the UK, alongside Matthew Cocklin . Meanwhile, Michael Wharfe focuses on disputes in commercial, insurance, engineering and construction matters.