Matthew advises on financial lines matters, ranging from cyber-insurance advice to construction works and professional liability. He works closely with senior lawyers on initial incident responses and mitigation in a wide array of situations, and advises on policy issues as those events develop.

Matthew works intently to find commercially sound outcomes for clients and is known for his engaging working style.

  • Aiding in the defence and mitigation of loss for insureds following cybercrime, including phishing email attacks and malware.
  • Advising on the effects of cyber insurance policies following large-scale ransomware attacks.
  • Assisting in the defence of insured professionals, including real estate agents, following accusations of misconduct and subsequent loss by a claimant.
  • Working on the defence of professional negligence claims against insured professionals regarding defective plans for large apartment buildings.
  • Advising on the effects of cyber insurance policies following large-scale ransomware attacks.
  • Assisting in the defence of charges brought against health practitioners in the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.
  • Pursuing settlements for engineering companies following structural imperfections in large commercial buildings.
Areas of Expertise
  • Cyber + Data Security
  • Medico-legal
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Damage (Third Party)

Industry Representation
  • Technology + Cyber
  • Construction + Infrastructure
  • Healthcare + Life Sciences
  • Industrial + Commercial Property