Matthew Atkins


Partner

[Matthew] "has excellent commercial awareness and is great at seeing the bigger picture before offering a legally appropriate solution".

Chambers [UK 2019]

Experience

Matthew is a Partner in our Corporate 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; other advisory work and claims in relation to contracts (principally in the manufacturing and agricultural industries); shareholder disputes; claims arising from professional negligence (involving solicitors, accountants and surveyors); claims in connection with individual and corporate insolvency, including the enforcement of guarantees.

Matthew is based in our Ipswich office.

Other Information

Matthew is ranked by Chambers [UK 2019]. Clients appreciate that he "has excellent commercial awareness and is great at seeing the bigger picture before offering a legally appropriate solution". In previous editions, clients state: “Matthew always provides clear and succinct advice. He is also a jovial chap to whom it is always a pleasure to speak."

Matthew is also listed as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 [UK 2019]. Previous editions note that Matthew "is admired for his calm and methodical approach. Clients like his responsiveness and peers recognise his commercial and sensible advice."

Legal 500 Leading Individual 2019