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Matthew Shankland

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Solicitor advocate Matthew Shankland is also head of the London dispute resolution group. He expertly handles cross-border banking litigation for a broad range of financial institutions, with particular skill in cases concerning complex financial products and alleged fraud.
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Matthew Shankland is a Barrister and Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts), he is head of Sidley's London-based Disputes Resolution practice and a co-leader of the firmwide Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice group. He is the Chairman of the London Office Pro Bono Committee. His international dispute resolution experience encompasses a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial cases conducted in the higher courts of England, the European Courts, before international arbitration tribunals and the courts of many other jurisdictions around the world (particularly those of the Caribbean).

He has considerable experience with applications for cross-border injunctive relief (including freezing orders and anti-suit injunctions) and the effective enforcement of judgments and awards in multiple jurisdictions.

Matthew appears regularly in cases in the High Court (Chancery and Commercial Divisions), in commercial arbitrations conducted under a range of rules systems – including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, trade association rules (e.g., FOSFA and LME) and ad hoc arrangements – and in investment treaty matters.

In recent years, Matthew has been involved in some of the most important English cases concerning structured finance and derivatives transactions, running multiple cases concerning ISDA and LMA terms, credit linked note programs and CDOs.

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Matthew Shankland

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