Guy Michell


  01872 265100

Guy Michell is a Solicitor in our construction teams and is primarily based in the firm’s Truro Office.

Guy qualified as a Solicitor in 2014 after gaining a LLB (hons) Law Degree from the University of Exeter and joined Stephens Scown in September 2012.

Guy deals with a broad range of commercial litigation, acting for both businesses and individuals. He is also a member of the Construction Team and advises in relation to construction and building disputes, acting for employers, main contractors and sub-contractors. Guy has experience of dealing with adjudications, litigation in both the County Court and the High Court and various means of alternative dispute resolution.


Examples of Guy’s recent work include:

  • Acting for an employer in a high value claim in the technology and construction court in relation to the defective design and installation of a water treatment plant;
  • Advising a sub-contractor in relation to its obligations to a main contractor under a JCT Design and Build Sub-Contract;
  • Successfully defending an interim injunction application in relation to alleged breaches of a commercial contract;
  • Representing a client in a multi-million pound adjudication regarding defective works and the final account;
  • Advising a main contractor in respect of interim applications and non-payment;
  • Representing a commercial client in a multi-million pound dispute and negotiating favourable terms of settlement at mediation; and
  • Acting on behalf of a homeowner against a contractor in relation to defective works.


Guy is a member of the Constructing Excellence Cornwall Hub.

Outside of work, Guy enjoys spending time with his young family and playing badminton for Cornwall. He has also recently become a PADI Open Water Diver.

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