Overview
Matt is a senior associate in our dispute resolution team. He has broad experience of handling complex multi-party disputes as well as regulatory investigations and enforcement, particularly by the Financial Reporting Council.

Matt also assists business with contentious and non-contentious insurance matters, such as acting on policy coverage claims, advising on warranty and indemnity policies used in M&A transactions, and reviewing insurance policies held as security by lenders.

Matt regularly acts for clients operating in the accountancy, financial services, construction and infrastructure and energy sectors.
Experience
  • Advising leading accountancy firms in relation to Financial Reporting Council investigations.
  • Acting for a Guatemalan energy company in a claim for coverage under a machinery breakdown and business interruption policy. 
  • Advising a large bank on a claim against a leading firm of chartered surveyors for negligent over-valuation of 91 commercial properties used as security for a £125m loan.
  • Acting for a construction contractor in a variety of claims for coverage under PI and EAR policies arising from a £650m PFI project.
  • Acting for a manufacturing company in relation to a €13m claim for breach of warranty under an SPA and for indemnity under a W&I policy.