Matthew is an experienced commercial and professional indemnity litigator with a focus on property related matters. He holds a degree in Law and an honours degree in Science from the University of Melbourne.
Over the years he has had involvement in a number of high profile matters including:
- he was part of the legal team which represented the State of Victoria and various statutory bodies in the Longford Class Action in the early 2000s;
- he assisted the legal team for the AFL in the AFL TV Rights Case in 2004/05 involving Channels 7, 9 and 10, News Ltd, Foxtel and Optus;
- he acted for several law firms in disputes involving high profile property developers and investors relating to the redevelopment of the Laguna Quays resort;
- he advised and acted for Racing Analytical Services Ltd relating to the recent VCAT appeal by two Victorian horse trainers against Racing Victoria in relation to cobalt charges.
Matthew worked for a panel solicitor to the Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee for over a decade, acting in a wide range of claims against lawyers but specialising in property and conveyancing claims.
In addition to commercial and professional indemnity litigation, Matthew has also acted for clients in professional disciplinary appeals, risk management advice, migration matters, landlord/tenant disputes, conveyancing and property matters, and wills and probate.