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Matthew R Smith

Leeds, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Motor Insurance Fraud
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Motor Insurance Fraud - All Circuits

Band 2

Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith is an experienced fraud and personal injury specialist handling a range of disputes on behalf of defendants. He demonstrates particular expertise in exaggerated claim matters and cases involving bogus witnesses.
Strengths: "He is robust, fair, direct and quick." "Has a relaxed and charming style in court." "He's strategic and thorough."
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Matthew has extensive experience and skill in commercial and chancery work, ranging from partnership, professional negligence and property disputes to indemnity.

Matthew specialises in Property Disputes & Civil Fraud.

Matthew Smith co-founded the Fraud Team at Park Square Barristers and has over 10 years’ experience in this field. He has been a leading figure in building the size and reputation of the PSQB Fraud Team.

Exaggerated claims are his speciality having pioneered the dicta of Ul-Haq, Fairclough as encapsulated now in statute.

Home, travel and general common law fraud are also specialities in Matthew’s armoury given his commercial background having spent a sabbatical in a commercial law firm in NZ.

Matthew has an active interest in CIS litigation involving issues of cross-border fraud. He recently hosted a number of Brazilian delegates in Chambers which included seminars on The Bribery Act culminating in a Mock Trial.

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Matthew R Smith

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