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Matthew is a solicitor within our Commercial Litigation team. Matthew has experience across a broad range of sectors and dispute types which includes advice across each of the litigation stages, from pre-proceedings all the way through to supporting clients at trial.

Matthew has acted for individuals and companies across the breadth of the SME sector, and, having also worked in-house for a large local authority. With this experience he is well placed to understand the intricacies of the public sector, the motivations and overall demands on the sector.

In the private sector, Matthew has advised on a number of areas including breach of contract claims, misrepresentation matters, procurement challenges, shareholder disputes and defamation claims.


Matthew has a broad range of experience throughout his career so far:

  • Advising a large unitary authority on its termination rights regarding a partnership contract for the supply of consultancy work
  • Advising local government on their procurement regime, their compliance with relevant regulations
  • Advising unsuccessful bidders on their routes to bring challenges regarding the tender/procurement process
  • Acting for a minority shareholder in an unfair prejudice claim in relation to a company that dealt in the rental sector
  • Acting for a family in an interpleader action following the confiscation of goods during a police investigation
  • Providing advice to a franchise holder on numerous matters including, reputational management, defamation and civil restraining orders
  • Advising recruitment companies in relation to contract enforcement regarding unpaid fees

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