Matthew joined Chambers as a tenant in 2018 having worked for a number of years in the international arbitration group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, a leading US firm. Matthew has a busy practice spanning all areas of Chambers’ work, including commercial law, competition law, and public law. In addition, Matthew has extensive experience of data protection law.
Matthew acts both led and unled and appeared unled twice recently in a successful application for an anti-suit injunction in the High Court. Matthew also appears regularly in the County Court on a variety of commercial matters.
Highlights of current and recent instructions include:
During pupillage, Matthew worked on cases across Chambers’ core practice areas, including: KeyMed v Michael Woodford & Paul Hillman, PSJC Commercial Bank Privatbank v Kolomoisky & Ors, Avonwick Holdings v Azitio & Ors, Federal Deposit Investment Corporation v Barclays Bank and ors, Queens Park Rangers v the English Football League, HMRC and BMW v MG Rover Group, and Lloyd v Google.
Matthew graduated from the University of Oxford (St. Hugh’s) with a first in history and subsequently achieved a first on the LLM at the University of Cambridge (St. John’s), graduating third in his year.
Matthew has also advised on a number of prospective claims under bilateral investment treaties and on particular issues arising in respect of intra-EU BITs.
2014 – 2017: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
2013 – 2014: LLM, St. John’s College, Cambridge (First Class, 3rd in year).
2012 – 2013: BPTC, BPP Law School (Outstanding)
2011 – 2012: GDL, City Law School (Distinction)
2007 – 2010: BA, History, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford (First Class)
Scholarships and Prizes:
St. John’s College, University of Cambridge
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Denning Scholarship,
Lord Brougham Scholarship
St. Hugh’s College, University of Oxford