Matthew Liston

Matthew Liston

Principal Associate

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What can Matthew do for you?

Matthew specialises in defending professional negligence claims against a variety of professionals including solicitors, insurance brokers, construction, financial and technology professionals. He also undertakes a range of policy coverage work.

Matthew is a member of Mills & Reeve's China desk, promoting the firm's expertise to Chinese businesses investing in the UK and UK-based businesses operating in China.

Supporting your ambitions

Matthew has extensive experience of court litigation along with forms of alternative dispute resolution (particularly mediation). One significant case is: Devon & Cornwall Securities Ltd v Ellis Smith Ltd (2012). 

Matthew is currently defending a number of firms of solicitors against allegations that they under-settled financial relief claims in matrimonial proceedings.

What do others say?

Matthew is recommended for professional negligence work in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500 and the Leeds team is also ranked in the top tier in the Yorkshire and Humber region in the 2017 edition. 

One client recently said: “It’s all thanks to you that the claimant has been headed off.”

What else should you know?

Matthew has an interest in the insurance and wider issues relating to autonomous vehicles and an interest in claims involving prestige cars (classic, race and super cars).

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