Matthew is an Associate specialising in construction and engineering law and disputes. 

Matthew regularly advises on disputes involving:

  • Waste to Energy projects
  • School, hospital and defence public sector projects
  • Retail
  • Banking and construction finance
  • Social Housing
  • Commercial developments.

The breadth of Matthew's experience includes complex and high-value construction disputes involving litigation, adjudication, expert determination and mediation.  

Matthew has been involved in a number of reported cases in the Technology and Construction Court, including MW High Tech Projects UK Limited v Haase Environmental Consulting GmbH [2015] EWHC 152, GPS Marine Contractors Limited v Ringway Infrastructure Services Limited [2010] EWHC 283, Benfield Construction Limited v Trudson (Hatton) Limited [2008] EWHC 2333 and Birmingham City Council v Paddison Construction Limited [2008] EWHC 2254.

Experience

Examples of experience include advising:

  • Acting for the EPC contractor in multiple adjudications with its groundworks sub-contractor regarding payment and wrongful termination on a £9m groundworks package at a new anaerobic digestion and gasification/waste processing facility in Surrey.
  • Advising in relation to a number of disputes arising under a major project for the construction of a waste-to-energy plant in West Sussex including the reported case of MW High Tech Projects UK Limited v Haase Environmental Consulting GmbH [2015] EWHC 152 (TCC).
  • Acting for the ALMO to Westminster City Council on a range of contentious matters, including a £3m claim against a main contractor regarding defective windows installed as part of a modernisation / refurbishment contract.
  • Acting for a major bank in adjudication proceedings against a negligent monitoring surveyor 
  • Advising a main contractor on various issues in relation to a major residential development, including the wrongful administration of the contract by the Employer’s Agent and the incorrect deduction of sectional liquidated damages.
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