Michele Gioia

Position: Senior Solicitor

Area(s) of Practice: Dispute Resolution

Telephone: 020 7406 1000

Email: MicheleGioia@cartercamerons.com

Michele Gioia

Michele is a senior solicitor in the dispute resolution department, having joined the firm in September 2017. His practice consists of primarily commercial litigation, however he has experience dealing with both construction disputes and contentious tax issues.

Michele practised as an attorney for three years and then as an advocate for six years in South Africa before relocating to London with his family in 2017. Michele qualified as a solicitor in May 2017, after successfully completing the QLTS course, and he is admitted as an attorney in the state of New York.

Recent Litigation Highlights:

  • A member of the defence team involved in one of the largest tax disputes in South Africa, involving word wide litigation, which ultimately reached a successful settlement
  • Acted as junior counsel in opposing insolvency proceedings launched against a group of companies, involving an amount of approximately ZAR 60 million (£3.5 million)
  • Acted in successfully opposing proceedings to set aside the sale of a shopping center on the allegations of a breach of a fiduciary duty
  • Member of the defence team in one of the largest commercial criminal trials in South Africa, obtaining a full acquittal of 35 charges relating to securities fraud

Michele is a fellow of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) and has previously delivered lectures at the University of Pretoria on the enforcement of adjudication awards as viewed through South African case law. Michele has also acted as both arbitrator and adjudicator in various construction disputes.

In his spare time Michele enjoys running, playing golf and spending time with his family.

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