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Michael Parkinson

Senior Associate


+44 (0)330 045 2225


Michael is a senior associate based in Manchester who undertakes work for clients both locally and nationwide. Michael is recognised by the Legal 500 as a key lawyer of the firm’s national commercial real estate team. Michael works closely with partner Dominic Buckley as well as other partners across various legal disciplines. In particular, Michael collaborates closely with our corporate, banking and education team. 

Michael advises clients in a wide array of sectors including small and large corporate bodies (including listed companies), developers, educational bodies, government bodies, banks, charities, administrators, and retailers.   

Our clients enjoy working with Michael not just because of his personable nature, but also because he gives clear and commercial advice, is recognised as a safe pair of hands, is transparent and manages expectations on fees, and because he is tenacious in getting transactions over the line in a timely and efficient manner in order to meet our clients’ needs.  

Featured experience

Corporate sale

Advised on the sale of T.Freemantle Limited to Swedish based entity, Lifco AB. A fantastic international transaction. 

Corporate acquisition

Acting for the owners of Amity International on the sale of that company to Belimed. A fantastic international transaction.

Corporate acquisition

CTS Group (Construction Testing Solutions) on several acquisitions nationwide. 

Corporate acquisition

Advised France-based electrical manufacturing group Sicame on the acquisition of British company Boddingtons Electrical Limited for an undisclosed sum.