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7-11 HIGH STREET, REIGATE, RH2 9AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01737 339838
Email:
Web:
www.boddymatthews.com

Kate Matthews

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 1737 339838
Email:
Web:
www.boddymatthews.com
Boddy Matthews Limited

Work Department

Risk Management, Franchising and Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner in Risk Management, Franchising and Dispute Resolution. Conducts major commercial disputes frequently with EU or international implications in particular in the aviation, construction and franchising sectors. Specialises in contractual commercial claims, business disagreements, warranty claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, injunctive/ interlocutory relief, professional negligence, debts and enforcement, insolvency. Has wide experience of all levels of courts and ADR techniques particularly Mediation and Arbitration.

Career

Herbert Smith (Freehills) 1989-95, Kirkwoods 1995-98, Shadbolt LLP 1998-2010 (Partner from 2001), Stevens & Bolton LLP (Partner) 2010-2013, Boddy Matthews Limited (Co Founding Partner) 2013 to date.

Languages

English and French

Member

Law Society of England and Wales, Associate Member of the American Bar Association, AWLL Past President of East Surrey Chamber of Commerce and other associated Chambers of commerce, Past Committee Member of British Expertise, Affiliate of British Franchise Association and EWIF South Chair.

Leisure

Sport and family


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Boddy Matthews Limited, which 'provides valuable advice in a clear and concise fashion', has an established reputation for its franchising expertise. Kate Matthews heads a team that advises a broad range of businesses on risk management, franchising transactions and litigation in respect of a range of franchising breaches. It also advises on establishing franchise businesses and exits.

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Within: Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

At Boddy Matthews Limited, Kate Matthews' impressive expertise spans franchising and other contractual disputes including various levels of misrepresentation, restrictive covenant disputes and brand protection matters. It operates in sectors such as aviation, transport, IT and retail and counts both international and UK companies among its clients.

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