Mike is a Partner and Head of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team based in Carlisle, having joined Burnetts in 2021. Prior to this role he was director at another Cumbrian firm with offices throughout the Eden Valley.
After beginning his career practising criminal law, Mike moved into private client and property law, and has since gained extensive experience in those areas. He deals with a wide range of matters and has a particular interest in tax and estate planning; working closely with a number of local accountants, tax advisers and financial advisers, as well as the firm’s own internal property, agricultural and commercial teams.
Having grown up in Carlisle, Mike has excellent knowledge of the local area and its people.
Mike is a full member of the Society for Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
In his spare time, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife, young son and Labrador. He likes to cook, keep active and spends time outdoors whenever possible.