What can Matt do for you?
Matt specialises in the resolution of disputes in the construction and engineering sector and advises clients including employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants.
Matt has extensive experience of dealing with a range of dispute resolution processes such as alternative dispute resolution, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.
He has particular interest and expertise in both fire safety issues and modern methods of construction.
Supporting your ambitions
Matt was a key part of the team that successfully acted in the reported case of Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd  EWHC 3363 (TCC) regarding the meaning of practical completion under a building contract.
Matt also assisted a major UK contractor in settling a multi-million pound claim by its employer for liquidated damages, which involved detailed analysis of the final certificate process under a JCT standard form of contract and considering the best tactical approach to be adopted in the litigation process. Matt's analysis of the position helped the contractor achieve a sensible settlement following mediation.
What do others say?
Matt has assisted various clients in High Court proceedings and numerous adjudications and has been described as "very impressive" and an "excellent associate" who "quickly gets to grips with the issues at hand".
What else should you know?
Prior to becoming a solicitor, Matt worked as a project manager within the construction sector. He therefore has a detailed understanding of the issues that can arise on site when delivering major construction projects and the contentious points that can arise.
Matt is a member of the Society of Construction Law.