Matthew Akers

Matthew Akers

Partner

DMH Stallard (London)

6 New Street Square

New Fetter Lane

London

EC4A 3BF

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.

Associated blogs

Directors’ duties and practical matters to consider in a potential insolvency

Blog
12/05/2022
Matthew Akers and Alex Dawson provide a refresher of directors’ duties and the practical steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk of personal liability.
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‘Superb litigator’ added to DMH Stallard’s city litigation roster

Blog
01/03/2022
Matthew Akers joins DMH Stallard in our London team
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