Matthew advises on all aspects of commercial dispute resolution, particularly in the Energy, Technology and Communications sectors

Matthew is a senior associate in our Dispute Resolution Group, based in London. 

He has particular experience in international arbitration and has acted in several high-value, complex cases, including a recent multi-US$billion ICC arbitration in New York in the telecoms sector, LCIA proceedings in London for a US-based oil drilling company, ICC and UNCITRAL gas-price arbitrations for a multinational energy company and UNCITRAL proceedings in Lagos for an Africa-based telecoms company.

His recent English litigation work includes cases in the Technology and Construction Court (where he has particular experience in telecoms and IT-related cases), a professional negligence case in the Chancery Division and a breach of warranty claim in the Commercial Court.

Matthew also advises on such matters as construction of contracts, breach of contract, termination, limitation of liability and the early stage management of potentially contentious issues.  He frequently advises on governing law/jurisdiction and various aspects of arbitral procedure and ADR.

Before joining us in April 2012, Matthew was an Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he also trained.

Matthew qualified as a solicitor in 2008.  He graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2004 with a degree in Law with American Law (LLB).  This included a year at the School of Law at the University of Texas, Austin.

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