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Michael Harvey QC

Call 1966 • QC 1982

"Very good and very clever. If you've got a detailed case he's the one you want."
(Chambers & Partners 2016)

ADR

Michael has worked in Hong Kong, Australia, Qatar, Japan, United States of America and Europe on international arbitrations.

He has been admitted to the Hong Kong Bar.

Michael also acts as an arbitrator in both domestic and international disputes and as an Adjudicator in relation to construction matters. He has sat as a Deputy Chairman of the Appeal Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Selected Cases

  • Acted for Middle Eastern claimants in an ICC arbitration concerning the destruction of a natural gas fractionation plant and welding issues (Herbert Smith).
  • Acted for the Government of Queensland in a sugar arbitration (Linklater & Paines).
  • Acted for Japanese Claimants in an arbitration concerning land development in Brunei (Herbert Smith).
  • Acted for English and Egyptian contractors in respect of a tunnel under the Suez Canal (Rowe & Maw).
  • Acted for Saudi Arabian civil engineering contractors in a joint venture dispute (Herbert Smith).
  • Acted for a Canadian paper mill against English engineering contractors (Herbert Smith).
  • Acted for Hong Kong contractors in relation to a development in Hong Kong (Denton Hall & Burgin).
  • Acted for Swiss manufacturers/designers of aluminium railway wagons (Herbert Smith).
  • Acted for English consultant engineers in respect of work in Iran (Cameron McKenna).
  • Acted for Caribbean Refinery Owners in respect of engineering works (Davies Arnold Cooper).
  • Acted for Caribbean Claimants in gas contract dispute (Davies Arnold Cooper).
  • Acted for a Russian oil company in respect of an oil trading dispute.
  • Acted for Insurer claimants in a Russian insurance contract dispute (Kennedys).
  • Acted for Caribbean claimants in a hurricane damage dispute (Beachcroft).
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Qualifications


  • Bencher & Past Master of Students, Gray’s Inn
  • Uthwatt & James Mould Scholarships, Gray’s Inn
  • MA, LLB (Cantab)

Memberships


  • Deputy High Court Judge (1995)
  • Recorder of the Crown Court (1986)

Recommendations


‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2016

‘Leading Silk’ for Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2016

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2015

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2015

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2014

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2014

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2013

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2013

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2012

‘Leading Silk’ for Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2011


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