‘Superb litigator’ added to DMH Stallard’s city litigation roster

01 Mar 2022

City law firm DMH Stallard has announced a partner hire in their London litigation practice.  

Matthew Akers joins DMH Stallard from Weil, Gotshal & Manges where he acted for major corporations and financial institutions in a wide range of international commercial disputes. 

Matthew’s experience and expertise includes disputes related to structured finance products, fraud and corruption, regulatory investigations, cross-border insolvencies, worldwide freezing injunctions and shareholder disputes.

Simon Elcock, Head of Dispute Resolution, said:

“This appointment is very exciting for the firm and for our clients. Matthew is a superb litigator and brings a wealth of experience from numerous sectors, most notably banking and financial services, energy, retail and hospitality.

His reputation for achieving outstanding results for his clients is well known and a reflection of the firm’s ability and determination to attract the most talented lawyers.”

Matthew also has extensive arbitration experience having represented clients before ad hoc and institutional tribunals under all the major arbitral rules, including London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Matthew said:

“I’m delighted to be joining DMH Stallard at a time when the firm is going through a period of dynamic growth, both in London and in the wider south east. 

“DMH Stallard’s commercial litigation practice has a first-class reputation in the city and it’s very exciting for me to be joining such an established and accomplished team.”

Further reading

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill; New power to grant substantially similar planning permission

Blog
23/06/2022
Part four of our exploration into the new planning proposals includes a look at alternative permission routes for minor changes to property. Jamie Wilkes explains
Read more Read

What is a Child Arrangements Order?

Blog
22/06/2022
Agreeing upon arrangements for children when a couple separates is often a sticky subject, Megan Compton explains the process of making an application for a Child Arrangements Order
Read more Read

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill - Environmental impacts

Blog
16/06/2022
In part three of our series of Planning updates, Daniel Frisby looks at changes relating to environmental regulations
Read more Read

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: planning proposals: part 2

Blog
07/06/2022
In part two of our Planning series, Jack Boyle looks at changes to time limits and appeals within the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill
Read more Read
  • Brighton - Jubilee St

    1 Jubilee Street

    Brighton

    East Sussex

    BN1 1GE

  • Brighton - Old Steine

    47 Old Steine

    Brighton

    East Sussex

    BN1 1NW

  • Gatwick

    Griffin House

    135 High Street

    Crawley

    West Sussex

    RH10 1DQ

  • Guildford

    Wonersh House

    The Guildway

    Old Portsmouth Road

    Guildford

    Surrey

    GU3 1LR

  • Hassocks

    32 Keymer Road

    Hassocks

    West Sussex

    BN6 8AL

  • Horsham

    Ridgeland House

    15 Carfax

    Horsham

    West Sussex

    RH12 1DY

  • London

    6 New Street Square

    New Fetter Lane

    London

    EC4A 3BF

  • Make an enquiry

    Make an enquiry

    Message

    Or head to our Contact us page