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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 5 Practice Areas
2
Company
28 Years Ranked
3
Chancery: Commercial
26 Years Ranked
3
Offshore
9 Years Ranked
4
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Provided by Matthew Collings KC

UK Bar

Practice Areas

Over 150 reported cases establish the breadth of Matthew’s expertise in his specialist areas covering Company, Insolvency and Commercial Chancery (litigation and advisory work), for which he is recommended in Chambers UK, Chambers Global and The Legal 500.

Matthew is an experienced trial and appellate advocate (here and abroad), and also regularly appears in tribunals, as well as arbitrations, expert determinations and mediations.

Recent trials include the well publicised disputes of Conway v Eze, and Conran Holdings. Recent appeals include two leading cases in the Supreme Court: Patel v Mirza on illegality, and FHR on constructive trusts.

An extensive offshore practice embraces matters in Hong Kong, the Channel Islands, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and Iceland. Matthew has been called to the Bar in the Cayman Islands; and in the BVI, where he has appeared in a number of substantial applications, trials and appeals, including Staray Capital v Cha recently in the Privy Council.

Chambers Review

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UK Bar

Company - London (Bar)
2
Band 2

Matthew Collings KC
Matthew Collings KC is a solid performer in court who has been instructed in several reported cases, as well as expert determinations, mediations and arbitration proceedings. His broad practice spans company, insolvency and commercial chancery work, and he is notably active in shareholder disputes.


Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)
3
Band 3

Matthew Collings KC


Offshore - London (Bar)
3
Band 3

Matthew Collings KC
Matthew Collings KC regularly appears for clients in both initial and appellate proceedings across the BVI, the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. He is skilled in a diverse array of company, insolvency and company litigation matters. He provides additional strength in civil fraud matters.


Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Matthew Collings KC


Restructuring/Insolvency - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Matthew Collings KC
Matthew Collings KC is a highly proficient practitioner who demonstrates great skill in offshore insolvency matters. He routinely handles cases that are complex, high-value and high-profile. He has significant trial and appellate experience.

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