Michael is the Managing Partner of Byrne and Partners LLP, a boutique litigation practice that specialises in criminal and civil fraud. Michael specialises in the defence of financial crime, fraud and regulatory investigations and prosecutions. He has acted in numerous high profile investigations and prosecutions brought against individuals by the SFO, FCA, Fraud Prosecution Service, and other regulatory bodies and prosecution agencies. He regularly advises in international cases that involve US and European Prosecutors/Regulators and the overlap between jurisdictions. Michael also advises both companies and professional firms on their anti - money laundering compliance and is a member of the Money Laundering Task Force Committee of the Law Society. Michael is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Criminal and Civil Proceedings).

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Areas of Practice

Corporate Crime
  • Year Qualified



    BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, Lincoln College, Oxford Univeristy


    Fraud Lawyers Association
    Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association