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Michael Stacey

Russell-Cooke LLP

  • Partner
  • 513306
  • 15/09/2023

  • England & Wales
  • 8 Bedford Row
    greater london
    WC1R 4BX


Michael Stacey is a partner in the litigation team.

His particular specialism is regulatory and public law.

Michael acts for regulators, businesses, charities, other institutions and private clients in regulatory investigations, complex disciplinary proceedings (including statutory appeals), judicial reviews, professional liability disputes and other regulatory litigation.

He is ranked in Chambers & Partners UK (2022) as an 'Up and Coming' for professional discipline. In The Legal 500 (2022), he is recognised as a Next Generation Partner.

In addition to his contentious practice, Michael advises regulators and professional bodies in relation to the exercise of statutory powers, drafting procedures and rules, and sustainable public law decision making.

He also advises regulated businesses and individuals on the management of regulatory risk and reputation management.

Michael has experience in relation to data protection, including investigations by the Information Commissioner's Office and the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

He has also represented charities and charity trustees in Charity Commission investigations, appeals to the Charity Tribunal and proceedings in the High Court for directions by an interim manager.

Michael's advice is informed by his broad experience in public policy. He joined the Civil Service Fast Stream after university and worked in policy roles for eight years.

He was a civil servant at the Ministry of Justice, performing a variety of policy and project management roles in relation to regulatory policy and business change. He subsequently worked at the Legal Services Board on developing the framework for regulating alternative business structures (ABS) and on workforce development in the legal services sector. His

Areas of Expertise

  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Banks
  • Barristers
  • Financial Advisers
  • Fraud and Financial Crime
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Other
  • Solicitor - Chancery
  • Solicitor - Civil Litigation
  • Solicitor - Commercial Litigation
  • Solicitor - Contracts
  • Solicitor - Fraud
  • Solicitor - Group Litigation
  • Solicitor - High Court Enforcement
  • Solicitors
  • Trustees