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Michelle is a partner in the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources practice. She is a specialist arbitration lawyer with over 23 years of experience. Her practice focuses on the Middle East, advising on major oil & gas and construction infrastructure disputes.


  • University of Bristol, LL.B.

  • England and Wales

  • Rights of Audience, Dubai International Finance Centre, (DIFC), 2012
  • Advocate and Solicitor (England and Wales), 2005

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked in Chambers Global for UAE Construction, 2020-2021
  • Listed in the Hall of Fame in The Legal 500 EMEA for UAE Construction, 2020-2021