Matthew Atkins


Partner

"Matthew Atkins cuts through the bulk to get straight to the heart of the matter and is commercially minded."

Legal 500 [UK 2020]

Experience

Matthew is a Partner in our Litigation Team and leads the Commercial Litigation Team in Ipswich. He is a commercial litigator. Matthew qualified as a Solicitor in October 1988.

Commercial Litigation

Matthew's recent work includes:

  • advising in connection with, and claims arising from, the sale/purchase of companies/shares and other shareholder disputes (including unfair prejudice claims)
  • advisory work and claims in relation to contracts (principally in the manufacturing and agricultural industries)
  • claims arising from professional negligence (including those involving solicitors, accountants and surveyors)
  • claims arising from employment contracts, including those relating to the breach of restrictive covenants and the misuse of intellectual property and confidential information.

Matthew is based in our Ipswich office.

Other Information

Matthew is ranked by Chambers [UK 2020]. A client in this edition notes that Matthew possesses "strong commercial acumen and an ability to deliver serious advice with a light touch". The previous edition notes that clients appreciate that he "has excellent commercial awareness and is great at seeing the bigger picture before offering a legally appropriate solution". 

Matthew is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2020]. Clients in this edition note "Matthew Atkins cuts through the bulk to get straight to the heart of the matter and is commercially minded".

Legal 500 UK 2020 - Leading Individual          Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer