Matthew Wescott

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Matthew is a commercial and insurance litigator and is experienced in a wide variety of commercial dispute resolution areas including: shareholder disputes; banking; financial markets (including ISDA transactions); fraud; contractual disputes; international sale of goods and commodities disputes; regulatory and investigatory work. Matthew also handles reputation, privacy and defamation issues for a range of high profile clients.

Matthew has advised on and conducted arbitrations under the arbitral rules of several institutions including UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, LMAA, LME and OHADA.

He acts for underwriters, brokers and insureds on the Lloyd’s, London and international markets. Matthew has acted as coverage and defence counsel in respect of, inter alia, D&O and fidelity policies. He also has substantial experience of bringing and defending solicitors’, accountants’, tax advisers', architects’ and insurance brokers’ negligence claims.

Matthew’s work often has an international element and he has advised clients across numerous territories in Europe, former Soviet Union, North America, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Matthew speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese.

Matthew has been recognised in the Chambers Guide and Legal 500 on repeated occasions:

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