Michael Cuthbertson

Michael Cuthbertson

  • Senior Associate

Mike is a senior associate in our Commercial, IP and Technology Department, having trained at Travers Smith and qualified in 2013.

Core focus

Mike's primary area of expertise is the structuring and negotiation of high-value, business-critical commercial agreements. His experience covers everything from long-form outsourcing contracts for a telecoms giant and exclusive distribution deals for a major retailer to licensing arrangements in the transport and tech sectors and transitional service provision across professional services, media and utilities.

Infrastructure practice

Mike has developed particular expertise in the field of energy, utilities and related infrastructure. Clients in this space include consumer-facing energy brands in the UK and continental Europe, as well as operators of core offshore and onshore generation, transportation and storage assets. He also has significant experience in renewable energy, having advised clients on the development, operation and sale/purchase of solar, onshore wind, biomass and battery storage facilities.

Mike sits on the firm's Anti-Bribery Committee and Infrastructure Sector Group and is a member of the Data Protection Action Group.