He has a wide litigation background, including human rights, actions against the police, and social housing cases.
What people say
"He was so helpful all the way through the process...Nothing was too much trouble. I cannot thank him enough. I would highly recommend Leigh Day to anyone." - Jane Carvin
Sarah and Michael supported our family with care and compassion throughout the lengthy legal process. We always felt that we were in the best hands,that they were doing their best for us and that we were not just another case to them.
Maureen, via Trustpilot
Michael now concentrates solely on clinical negligence, working on a variety of cases involving medical negligence, including claims arising out of complex neurological care, cases involving failed heart surgery and high value cerebral palsy cases, typically arising from injuries sustained during birth.
Michael also works on a number of cases involving fatalities and assists families at inquests.
Michael is accredited as a Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is also accredited by the SRA as a solicitor advocate (Higher Rights – Civil).
- Helping to secure a multi-million pound settlement for a child born with cerebral palsy after her birth was mismanaged
- Working on a claim that resulted in a six-figure sum being paid to a woman who suffered a serious injury during spinal surgery.
Michael in the news
Bereavement Damages – are they enough? Michael Roberts, solicitor in the clinical negligence team, and William Broadbent, solicitor in the personal injury team, discuss the recent increase in bereavement damages and the differing viewpoints on the issue.
I can't recommend Leigh Day highly enough. Michael Roberts worked tirelessly for many years on my case. Throughout all meetings, appointments and conversations I was treated kindly and respectfully as a human rather than a case number.
Client of Michael Roberts
Family receive apology and compensation after grandfather dies during dialysis
The family of a patient who bled to death while undergoing dialysis have received compensation and an apology from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Medico-legal Challenges in the Age of AI-assisted Radiology
Michael Roberts considers whether AI will deliver the accuracy needed for diagnosis in radiology.