Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor


Email michael.taylor@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5486

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As part of the Hogan Lovells International Arbitration team, Michael Taylor has worked in both the London and Paris offices. Michael assists clients with complex, high-value disputes across multiple jurisdictions. He has experience of disputes across a wide range of industry sectors such as energy, consumer and life sciences and including arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, LMAA and SCC. He speaks French, Spanish and Portuguese and is a dual citizen of the UK and Brazil.

Education and admissions


B.A., University of Oxford, Christ Church, 2012


Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

London Solicitor Litigation Association (LSLA)

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Representing a major Russian bank in a series of LCIA Arbitrations against an Armenian mining group in relation to alleged breaches of various financial agreements.

Representing a Latin American state in relation to ICSID arbitration brought by a company in the coffee industry.

Representing a major Chinese engineering company in ICC arbitration brought by a large Brazilian steel company.

Representing a major French company in ICC arbitration brought by a Saudi Arabian entity relating to engineering projects in the Middle East.

Representing a high-net worth individual in LMAA arbitration in a dispute over alleged outstanding sums due under a Letter of Undertaking.

Representing a shipping group in an LMAA arbitration against a Singaporean shipping group in a dispute over the terms of hire of a vessel under a bareboat charter.

Representing a Japanese pharmaceutical company in a potential ICC arbitration against a Singaporean drug manufacturer.

Representing a shipping group in multiple LMAA arbitrations against an offshore shipping group over the terms of hire of two vessel under multiple bareboat charters.

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