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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional
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Duncan Matthews KC
Duncan Matthews KC provides robust international arbitration representation in disputes across a broad spectrum of industries. He regularly handles energy, technology and shipping disputes, among others. He is well versed in matters under UNCITRAL and LMAA rules and has acted in ad hoc arbitrations. He also has expertise in anti-suit injunctions in support of arbitration proceedings.

Strengths

"He is really at the top of his game. He's a super silk, a master strategist, and as an advocate he is marvellous." "Duncan is incredibly hard-working and he carries substantial gravitas with tribunals."

Recent work

Acted on behalf of the defendants in a hearing for stay in favour of arbitrations proceedings in London and Switzerland relating to a USD2 billion dispute with the Republic of Mozambique following allegations of bribery in relation to transactions financed using the sovereign guarantees. 


Shipping & Commodities - UK
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Duncan Matthews KC
Duncan Matthews KC is joint head of chambers. He has an established reputation as a leading silk at the Shipping and Commodities Bar. His busy practice incorporates a swathe of issues including dry bulk and tanker charter party disputes, the arrest of ships, contracts of affreightment, cargo claims and civil fraud.

Strengths

"Duncan is super smooth; nothing fazes him." "He is an absolute veteran of shipping."


Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK
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Duncan Matthews KC

Strengths

"A serious, heavyweight senior silk at the Commercial Bar, who is an extremely good advocate and a great person to work with."

Recent work

Acted for a number of defendants in The Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse, a USD2 billion case involving alleged bribery.


Energy & Natural Resources - UK
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Duncan Matthews KC
Duncan Matthews KC a highly experienced practitioner in the energy sector, with a focus on international disputes across the full range of upstream, midstream and downstream oil work. His practice covers large-scale, high-profile litigation and arbitration, and he regularly tackles cases with civil fraud aspects, as well as highly technical considerations. He has specific expertise in relation to disputes concerning onshore and offshore oil and gas drilling, as well as the carriage of goods and commodities in the energy sector.

Strengths

"He is incredibly hard-working and he carries substantial gravitas with tribunals." "He is a very good advocate."

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