Matthew specialises in advisory and contentious financial services regulation, advising banks, securities firms, other financial institutions and public sector bodies on all aspects of financial services regulation, including conduct issues, market abuse, fintech, anti-money laundering, financial crime and legislative drafting. He also advises clients on managing regulatory relationships, navigating complex investigations and enforcement actions, complex commercial disputes, handling client complaints, internal investigations, and crisis management.

Having worked for three years at the UK Financial Services Authority and seven years at the Dubai Financial Services Authority, Matthew has extensive experience of financial services regulators, and financial services regulatory regimes.

Matthew is a barrister (England & Wales) and represents clients before the courts of England and Wales and the Dubai International Financial Centre, and before regulatory bodies and tribunals, and in arbitrations.