Michael Davar is a UK-qualified lawyer and an associate specialising in international dispute resolution and litigation in our London office. Michael advises on a range of complex multijurisdictional commercial disputes for various clients, including ship owners, charterers, offshore contractors, oil and gas operators, brokers, traders, cargo owners, shipbuilders, banks, private equity, information technology companies and high-net-worth individuals in arbitration, litigation and mediation in London, Singapore and Australia.
Prior to entering the legal industry, Michael worked as an FX and Fixed Income Trader at a hedge fund. He holds degrees in law and economic history and speaks several languages, including Russian and Georgian.
Michael trained at an international law firm recognised as top tier by The Legal 500 UK. During this time, Michael was noted as “bright, dedicated and hard-working”, and his “sense of initiative and his commercial appreciation of problems” were highlighted as impressive. He has authored numerous articles, including “Is positional loss recoverable?”, published in the Shipping and Trade Law Journal; “Decommissioning in the UK Continental Shelf: A Litigator’s Perspective”, published in Sweet & Maxwell’s International Energy Law Review; and is co-author of the specialist legal volumes “Oil & Gas Decommissioning Law, Policy and Comparative Practice” Second Edition, 2016, published by Globe Law and Business and “International Commercial Arbitration Practice: 21st Century Perspectives”, 2016, published by Lexis Nexis.
Fraud, Private Equity, Private Client and General Commercial Matters