Michael is a senior multi-track personal injury specialist and general civil counsel based in London and North Yorkshire with a practice that takes him nationwide. He particularly enjoys a challenge and is always interested in bringing his wealth of experience to help with the unusual or difficult case.
Regular clients describe him as very client friendly and approachable.
Michael's personal injury practice largely comprises representing claimants involved in:
In addition to his personal injury work, Michael's general civil practice also includes:
When his practice permits, Michael enjoys classical music, fishing and horse racing.
Education: Oxford University & Inns of Court Law School
“I cannot speak highly enough of Michael (O'Neill). I have always found that Michael has a superb eye for detail, is the best advocate that I have ever seen during my time in this line of work, he is extremely adaptable and will always work around us in the event that tight deadlines are in place, and has a very good manner with clients in conference. I have used Michael on a wide range of cases previously and no case is too much of a challenge for him. He is always prepared to give a difficult case a run and has achieved many superb results for me over the years. ”
James Burrell Neil Hudgell Solicitors
“Michael O'Neill has an impressive record of wins at trial. He brings clarity to client conferences and to his advocacy. He has acted for members of the rail and seafaring industry for over twenty years. ”
Kevin Hughes Thompsons Solicitors