Matthew has been a Director since 2005 having previously worked as an underwriter for a market leading litigation insurer. Since that time Matthew has been at the cutting edge of developments in litigation insurance and funding both nationally and in other jurisdictions around the world.
With over a decade of experience arranging funding and insurance for litigation matters, Matthew has been an expert commentator on the state of the industry at legal conferences and in several publications, including national press.
As a ‘go to’ contact for several international law firms, Matthew has brokered some of the largest insurance programs for own sides costs as well as adverse costs in existence for some of the most complex commercial disputes litigated in today’s market.
Matthew established a reputation for creating successful portfolio facilities for professional negligence claims on behalf of several lenders following the banking crisis in 2008. Since then, during a period of impressive international growth in demand for arbitration funding, Matthew has unlocked funding conundrums for private equity firms and other investors pursuing billions of dollars of claim value in arbitral forums such as ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SIAC and NAFTA.
Given his extensive experience, Matthew has brokered dozens of funding and/or insurance arrangements for multi-claimant cases which frequently involve tailoring the solutions to meet the needs of potentially diverse sub-groups facing individual challenges in the context of a wider generic background.