Michael Ellis

micheal ellis


Admitted: 1980
Email: mellis@winterscott.co.uk

Michael’s main area of practice is admiralty law, with the emphasis on maritime casualties, salvage and collision. Michael has acted in many high profile casualties including recently the Formosaproduct Brick in the Malacca Straits, the Atlantic Eagle and the Shen Neng off Australia.
Michael qualified as a Barrister whilst serving in the Royal Navy, was later admitted as a Solicitor and subsequently headed the Salvage Association, where he worked with many sectors of the marine insurance and shipping industries. He has chaired the International Salvage Liaison Group and was an assessor to Lord Donaldson’s review of Salvage and Intervention. Michael is a contributor to Halsbury’s Laws of England.