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Boddy Matthews Solicitors

Kate Matthews

Reigate, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : FranchisingLitigation
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Franchising - UK-wide

Band 3

Kate Matthews has a strong reputation for her experience in handling contentious franchising matters for both franchisors and franchisees. She regularly advises on disputes concerning allegations of breach of contract, misrepresentation and unlawful termination.
"Kate Matthews is a knowledgeable lawyer who is quick to assess the situation and has a keen eye for detail." "She is pragmatic and aware of the commercial side of the advice she is giving you, which gives you a great foundation to then make a decision." "She's quick to respond, thorough in her research and detailed in her reports."
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Litigation - The South

Band 3

Kate Matthews has deep experience handling commercial disputes, particularly those relating to contractual issues.
"She doesn't hide behind legal jargon but puts things into terms the lay person can understand. She is very knowledgeable and approachable."
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Practice Areas

Partner and head of risk management, franchising and dispute resolution. Conducts major commercial disputes frequently with EU or international implications in particular in the aviation, construction and franchising sectors. Specialises in contractual commercial claims, business disagreements, franchising disputes, warranty claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, injunctive/interlocutory relief, professional negligence, debts and enforcement, insolvency. Has wide experience of all levels of courts and ADR techniques particularly mediation and arbitration.

Career

Herbert Smith (Freehills) 1989-95; Kirkwoods 1995-98; Shadbolt LLP 1998-2010 (partner from 2001). Stevens & Bolton LLP (partner) 2010-13; Boddy Matthews Limited (Co-Founding Partner) 2013 - present.

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales; Associate Member of the American Bar Association; AWLL. Past President of East Surrey Chamber of Commerce and other associated Chambers of Commerce; Past Committee Member of British Expertise; Affiliate Member of British Franchise Association; Qualified Franchise Professional and EWIF South Chair.

Publications

Kate is a respected speaker at UK and International Conferences on legal issues. She has authored a wide range of published articles on e-disclosure/ADR/costs/shareholders’ rights/Companies Act litigation/arbitrations/foreign judgments/Madoff/defamation/franchise disputes, mediation and ADR and privacy rights. Kate is an accredited mediator with the BFA.

Personal

Leisure interests sport and family.

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Kate Matthews

Boddy Matthews Solicitors

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7-11 High Street

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