Matthew’s practice covers all areas of contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvency and he is regularly instructed to advise and appear on behalf of liquidators, administrators, administrative receivers, LPA receivers, supervisors and trustees in bankruptcy. He is also instructed to act for creditors and other interested third parties within insolvency matters. He is equally adept providing complex advice to office-holders and other stakeholders or undertaking high-value and complicated litigation.
He has advised and appeared both for and against office holders in a number of multi million pound directors’ misfeasance claims and for and against the government in directors’ disqualification proceedings, having been appointed to the Attorney General’s Provincial Panel (Civil) in 2007.
Matthew has established himself as a leading insolvency junior, routinely conducting cases against more senior Counsel, including QCs.