Michael Armitage


Michael undertakes a broad range of public law and judicial review work,often with a commercial/EU law focus. His public law cases often involve human rights issues.

Michael also regularly provides advice, drafting and representation in the field of public procurement, and has a detailed understanding of the various EU directives and UK regulations in this area. Notable instructions include:

  • Appearing as sole counsel for a domestic abuse charity in a â??suspensionâ? hearing in the High Court;
  • Acting for two central government departments in connection with a long-running damages claim arising from a terminated procurement for search and rescue helicopters.

Published Works

Year Qualified



Graduate Diploma in Law, City University (Distinction)
BA (Hons), Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Oxford) (1st Class)


Bar European Group


Everard ver Heyden Foundation Prize for performance on the BPTC
Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School (2010 - 2011), Outstanding (5th in year)
Diploma in Law from City University, London (2009-2010), Distinction