‘Michael Hoskins has a thorough grasp of the detail and the legal issues and is quick to identify and articulate avenues of argument and potential pitfalls and to provide clear analysis and advice.’
(The Legal 500, 2024)
Michael Hoskins joined Freeths growing and dynamic Dispute Resolution Team in Birmingham in March 2019, bringing a wealth of experience in the effective management of commercial disputes, having acted for individuals, SMEs and multinational PLCs.
Michael has been engaged on several high profile and complex cases, professional negligence claims, shareholder and director disputes (including cross jurisdictional work), IT contract disputes, as well as various contractual claims. He is currently acting for clients in the clean energy and sustainability sector in relation to solar projects, in the retail and food sectors in relation to supply agreements, professional negligence claims (he is currently assisting on two claims against solicitors) and product liability claims. Michael also advises on climate change litigation issues.
He also has an in-depth knowledge of insurance law having advised both commercial and household insurers in respect of claims and coverage disputes, as well as misrepresentation and non-disclosure.
Michael has represented clients as both Claimants and Defendants in the County Court and High Court. He also knows the risks and potential costs that litigation brings and is adept with alternative dispute resolution, having led numerous mediations, adjudications and arbitrations in order to deliver the best results for clients.
Michael is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 (2024 edition).
- Clarifying directors’ duties in relation to climate risks
- Protecting confidential information – a welcome clarification from the Court
- Professional negligence claims – the role of insurers in settlement
- Tension in your supply chain – how to ensure that the price is right?
- Access to Justice maintained – The impact of the decision in Paccar Inc & Ors v Road Haulage Association Ltd
- Injunctions against Persons Unknown – A wild goose chase?
- Disclosure of documents – how remote is control?
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