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Michael Crosby

Private funds law
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Meet Michael
Michael’s thinking

Michael is a highly experienced Funds, Corporate and Finance Lawyer and Partner in MJ Hudson’s law group, bringing over 25 years’ private practice legal experience.

Michael is focused on helping fund managers, investors, family offices, companies and individuals secure and invest capital successfully and profitably across the U.K., Continental Europe, MENA and the United States.

Michael also has significant structured finance, capital markets and restructuring experience.


Michael started his career at Clifford Chance. Before joining MJ Hudson, Michael was a Partner and head of department at international law firms Proskauer (2008 to 2014) and Orrick (2014 to 2017) and was based out of their London offices.

Michael’s international experience includes 5 years of his career working from New York and Los Angeles.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Durham
  • Common Professional Examination, University of Law (Guildford)
  • Legal Practice Course / Law Society Finals, University of Law (London)


Private funds law

Private Equity, M&A and related transactions

Refinancings and corporate reorganisations

Acquisition finance

Financial restructuring and distressed transactions

Distressed debt and insolvency advisory


Michael enjoys sailing, golf, tennis and astronomy (and any other activities that his 7 year old son forces him to watch or play!)


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