Matthew is a managing associate specializing in energy disputes, including price reviews and major construction, infrastructure and engineering disputes. These disputes often lead to international arbitrations and Matthew has significant experience operating under all the major international arbitration rules. He works closely with clients and independent technical experts in fields including forensic accountancy, economics, design and engineering, project planning and quantity surveying. As well as major arbitrations, over the years, Matthew has also worked on a wide range of commercial disputes in the High Court and before regulatory tribunals and has been involved in several mediations.
Matthew's arbitration and technical expertise has been recognized by The Legal 500, which remarks that he is "an excellent manager of heavy arbitration work" (2011) and has "unique mathematical skills" (2015).
Matthew also has an active non-contentious practice that focuses on shipping and aviation-related advice, in particular drafting charterparties and dealing with shipping-related international trading issues.
Matthew studied law at the University of Warwick obtaining an upper second class LLB honors degree in 1992. After passing the Law Society Finals examinations at the College of Law, Chester in 1993, Matthew worked for a year at the Royal Courts of Justice in London as the Clerk to the Registrar of Civil Appeals before joining Dentons as a trainee lawyer.