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Dispute Resolution




Matthew Reach’s dispute resolution practice covers a broad range of commercial (business and finance related) litigation and high-value, complex securities group actions and financial services claims. Matthew is also well versed in the use of various alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation.

He acts for international companies, pension and hedge funds, UK corporates, SMEs and high-net-worth individuals with claims in the High Court, Court of Appeal and various arbitral institutions. Matthew’s work often includes a cross-border element.

He is regarded as an expert user of third-party litigation funding, legal costs insurance and no-win no-fee style engagements. Matthew is adept at helping his clients turn their litigation risks into contingent assets.

Matthew joined Fox Williams in 2022 after seven years at Keystone Law. Previously, Matthew worked in-house as Head of Legal for a third-party litigation funder where he was instrumental in placing funding and insurance for high-profile claims some of the UK’s largest financial institutions.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Housing financial services and professional services industry experts, Fox Williams LLP‘s practice is co-led by Gavin Foggo, a specialist in corporate transactional and corporate governance-related claims, financial and banking litigation, partnership disputes, and civil fraud; and Ben Giaretta, who acts in both arbitration and commercial litigation. Also highly regarded, Tom Custance acts in financial services sector-related employment-related disputes; and David Butler assists with shareholder litigation, insolvency, and civil fraud matters. Recently-elevated partner Evie Meleagros and legal director Rebecca Richardson are also key to the team. Commercial disputes and securities litigation partner Matthew Reach joined in November 2022 from Keystone Law.

London > Dispute resolution > Group litigation: Claimant

Fox Williams LLP boasts a ‘skilled and experienced group litigation team’ that acts on many high-profile securities class actions, acting for large institutional investors against leading companies. The practice has extensive experience across s90 and s90A FSMA claims, and levies the experience of other departments at the full-service firm to offer expertise to clients. Andrew Hill  is ‘one of the very best when it comes to securities claims’, and is commended by one client for being ‘intelligent, thorough, responsive, and experienced’. Having joined the firm from Keystone Law in November 2022, Matthew Reach brings a wide range of expertise, having been involved in the RBS Rights Issue litigation.