Michael Shroot - WHN Solicitors

Job Title
Chief Executive Officer

0161 761 8087

Michael is the firm’s chief executive officer and a solicitor specialising in commercial dispute resolution. Michael trained in a niche commercial law firm in Tower Bridge, London and joined Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors in 2003.

As chief executive officer he deals with strategic issues and leads WHN’s board of directors. He also continues to advise on all types of commercial disputes ranging from contract disputes to professional negligence matters, while he has specific expertise in employment law, enforcing restrictive covenants, and director, shareholder and partnership disputes.

He is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has experience representing clients in a variety of courts including the Employment Tribunal, County Court, High Court, Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.

Michael advises on complex and high-value disputes for all sizes of businesses from PLCs to sole traders, directors and other high-level employees, as well as advising the firm’s corporate and commercial team on employment-related advice for insolvent companies, and the sale and purchases of businesses.

Michael also writes blog articles and delivers seminars, masterclasses and in-house training sessions to teach developments in the fast-changing area of employment law.

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  • “Michael Shroot has been a complete star. His knowledge, guidance and ease for understanding and explaining each process to me has been a breath of fresh air. I can highly recommend him.”

    Debra Birtwistle

  • “I’m extremely impressed with Michael’s work. Not only did he win the case, but he got back a large percentage of my fees from the other party.”

    James Cooper

  • “I can’t recommend Michael Shroot highly enough. Can do attitude. Professional, fair and extremely quick to act.”

    Susie Marriott