Matthew Townsend

Matthew Townsend

Counsel, Fangda Partners
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Matthew Townsend is an arbitration lawyer and arbitrator based in Hong Kong with over a decade of experience.

Matthew has acted in arbitration proceedings in a number of jurisdictions under a number of different arbitration rules. His practice focuses on the energy, infrastructure, construction, technology and international trade sectors.

Directories have described him as “a rising star in international arbitration”; “a pleasure to work with”; “well-regarded"; "sharp and innovative"; "smart and sensible"; "recognised for his [Mandarin] language skills”; "extremely clever”; “great to work with"; and "effective" .

Matthew is a regular writer and speaker on topics of international arbitration and issues of business and law in China. He is also an occasional adjunct lecturer on arbitration at the University of Hong Kong.

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