Michael is a partner specialising in private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and distressed debt restructurings. His practice has a particular focus on US and UK based clients (private equity firms and multinationals).

Michael is dual qualified in both England & Wales (Solicitor) and Luxembourg (Avocat à la Cour).

Michael lectured at the University of Trier, Germany for six years in the Foreign Law Faculty and continues to be involved in both the University and our firm's education programmes. 

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Memberships

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Luxembourg Bar, 2009
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Solicitor of England & Wales, 2008
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Attorney of the High Court and Notary Public (South Africa), 2005
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Qualifications

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Notary Public Qualification Examinations South Africa, 2005
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Bachelor of Law (LLB) - University of Johannesburg, 2002
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Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) - Economics and Business Management - University of Johannesburg, 2000

What others say

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The 'calm and considered' Michael Scott excels in 'articulating complicated issues and finding commercial solutions' for clients, including for funds as creditors, in the context of major international restructuring matters. 'Michael Scott’s ability to break down a problem, manage transactions, articulate complicated issues and find commercial solutions is truly stand-out. He is a pleasure to deal with, always approachable, calm and considered and a truly great member of any deal team.’
Legal 500 (2021)
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