Michael Dougherty

Michael Dougherty

  • Called in 2017

Personal Injury

Michael has a busy PI practice on both the Fast Track and Multi-Track, and acts for both Claimants and Defendants. He is regularly instructed in claims arising out of road traffic accidents, Highways Act claims, and occupiers, public and employers’ liability claims. His PI work involves both representation at trial, and also drafting work, including schedules of loss and counter-schedules.

He further advises in conference, drafts pleadings and acts in proceedings involving allegations of low velocity impact and / or fundamental dishonesty.


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Appointments & Memberships

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
  • Employment Law Bar Association
  • Advocate (Bar Pro Bono Unit) Volunteer Panel
  • Gray’s Inn

Education & Qualifications

  • Bar Professional Training Course (2017)
  • LLB (Hons), First Class, University of Central Lancashire (2015)


  • Routledge Prize for Outstanding Performance, Graduate Prize for Meritorious Performance

Previous Employment

Michael transferred to the Bar following a 20+ year career in sales and marketing.

Personal Interests

Michael is married with 3 sons and 1 grand-daughter, and lives in Sevenoaks, Kent.

When not working or travelling back to his native north to see his eldest son and granddaughter his spare time is spent trying – largely unsuccessfully – to maintain parity with his 14 year old’s science knowledge and his 13 year old’s football skills.