Michael Woonton

Trainee Solicitor
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Michael is a Trainee Solicitor within the Commercial Litigation based in our Oxford office.

Main areas of practice

Michael is in his third seat and acts on a wide range of litigious work. He advises several different types of clients including individuals, public authorities, charities and corporate bodies.

Michael has previous experience in Property Litigation and Commercial, Debt and Asset Recoveries.

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Career

Michael attended the University of Plymouth, where he graduated with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies with Law BSc (Hons) in 2015 and the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) in 2016.

Following this he then completed the Legal Practice course at the University of Law in 2020.

Michael has worked for Blake Morgan since 2016 when he joined as a Litigation Paralegal in our Commercial Recoveries team.

Michael commenced his training contract with Blake Morgan in March 2021 and is due to qualify as a Solicitor by March 2023.

His first seat was in our Banking and Finance team and his second seat was in Property Litigation.

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Insights by Michael


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27 July - Michael Woonton

Small claims under £10,000 would automatically be diverted to a mandatory free mediation service under new Government proposals.

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27 July - Michael Woonton

How have courts approached the issue of force majeure clauses over the pandemic? Back in March 2020 we published an article which considered force majeure clauses in the context of...

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17 November - Michael Woonton

A new Bill has been introduced with a Code of Practice and mandatory arbitration procedure designed to help tackle coronavirus commercial rent arrears disputes. However, there will still be issues...

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