Matthew Akers

Matthew Akers


DMH Stallard (London)

6 New Street Square

New Fetter Lane



Matthew has successfully advised on a broad range of commercial disputes, both before the English courts and under the rules of major international arbitral institutions, principally arising out of breaches of contract, fraud and shareholder/partnership issues.  He has particular experience at advising in relation to financial disputes arising in the context of complex cross-border insolvencies and restructurings and in obtaining urgent injunctive relief.
Matthew has successfully represented clients across a wide range of sectors including banking and financial services, private equity, media, technology, energy, engineering, and the retail and hospitality industries.
Matthew also often advises clients in relation to pre-dispute strategy. He regularly acts for clients engaged in alternative methods of dispute resolution, including mediation and complex settlement discussions, and also advises in relation to internal and regulatory investigations.

Matt Akers has a blue-chip pedigree and a wealth of practical experience. He is a hands-on litigator with a pragmatic and sensible approach to problem solving.

Legal 500 UK 2024

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