Michael Walker > The Chambers of Richard Booth KC > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile

The Chambers of Richard Booth KC
1 Crown Office Row, Brighton


Michael Walker has a busy civil practice and regularly accepts instructions in general civil law matters but he has particular experience in property, commercial, professional negligence and personal injury.


Call: 2008; Middle Temple.

Prior to joining Chambers Michael worked in the professional disciplinary department of a top London Solicitors firm. He also spent six months working in The Hague at the Special Court for Sierra Leone working on the trial of Charles Taylor, the ex-Liberian president, who was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Michael has been an active supporter of pro-bono work and volunteered at the Fulham Legal Advice Centre for a number of years.


PIBA; Employment Bar Association.


Imberhorne School; University of Leicester (LLB (Hons) 2:1); BPP (Bar Vocational Course – Very Competent); Middle Temple Terence Fitzgerald Scholarship.


Golf, any sport, scuba diving and travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Michael Walker1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Michael is knowledgeable and very responsive and user-friendly.’ 

The civil team at 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton, is capable of covering all aspects of residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters. Simon Sinnatt is ‘very experienced and excellent at the complex matters’ and ‘good on his feet with advocacy’. Michael Walker is known for being ‘very patient and good with clients’. Junior Paul Ashwell and rising star Matthew Withers are the other key practitioners at the set.