- Other Information
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, including product liability claims (principally in the manufacturing, IT and agricultural industries)
- advising in relation to claims arising from professional negligence (including those involving solicitors, and accountants)
- advising in relation to 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 an experienced litigator in both the High Court and the County Court and has extensive experience of mediation as an alternative method of settling disputes.
Matthew is ranked by Chambers [UK 2024]. In the previous edition, clients said “Matthew Atkins is someone we regularly recommend when people are looking for solicitors outside of London. He has never let us down and is a pleasure to work with.”
Clients in an earlier edition noted “Matthew is very experienced and knowledgeable.” Another added “He is very straightforward and tells it how it is.”
He was described by sources as “knowledgeable, attentive, responsiveand pragmatic”. Another source said: “Matthew is always on top of the details in his cases and thinks about them strategically as well as from a legal perspective.”
Matthew is recommended and named as a ‘Hall of Fame’ member by Legal 500 [UK 2024]. Clients in an earlier edition noted “Matthew Atkins cuts through the bulk to get straight to the heart of the matter and is commercially minded.”
Awards and Memberships
Matthew Atkins is someone we regularly recommend when people are looking for solicitors outside of London. He has never let us down and is a pleasure to work with.
Chambers [UK 2023]