Michael is a partner at South Wales solicitors Watkins and Gunn. He has acted for vulnerable people, trade unions, charities and campaigning groups for many years and has been involved in a number of high profile legal cases.
Michael is a former president of the Cardiff and District Law Society and has served on several Law Society committees.
He was born and bred in Cardiff, attending Whitchurch High School before graduating from Reading University. Michael recently obtained a Masters in Law from Cardiff University on the impact of devolution on the legal system in Wales.
He is a passionate advocate for the rights of the vulnerable and access to justice. He is a longstanding school governor and a trustee of several charities.
Michael has been appointed as the independent member representing legal, and is Interim Vice Chair.