Michael Crystal QC QC 1984, called to the Bar 1970

Michael Crystal QC is one of the leading advocates at the English Bar.

He has been involved as counsel, adviser or expert witness in most of the best known international insolvencies and restructurings in the UK and overseas in the last four decades.

Michael has represented or advised on an ad hoc basis most of the major international financial services institutions, funds and accountancy firms operating in the mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and restructuring fields.

He receives instructions from leading law firms in London, New York and in many offshore jurisdictions including the British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, Hong Kong and Singapore.

In addition to his well-recognised advocacy skills, Michael is particularly in demand for his strategic overview and experience in cases involving international litigation, cross border bankruptcy, and restructuring.

Many of Michael’s instructions remain confidential. His publicly reported cases in the UK and elsewhere run to over 100 and include all Appellate levels and trial courts in the UK and many overseas jurisdictions.

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