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Tim Matthewson

Call: 2014   

+44 (0)20 7306 0102tmatthewson@wilberforce.co.uk

Commercial

Tim has a very busy commercial practice. He has a particular interest in civil fraud.

Recent notable instructions include:

  • Acting as junior counsel in KeyMed (Medical & Industrial Equipment) Limited v Hillman, a fraud claim and breach of directors’ duties claim for over £50 million.
  • Appearing as sole counsel in an application to discharge a worldwide freezing order.
  • Appearing as sole counsel in an application for injunctions restraining misuse of confidential information, breach of restrictive covenants, and passing off.
  • Acting as junior counsel in Cooke v Parker [2017] EWHC 1028 (Ch.), an application for the discharge of receivers appointed over a solvent company for breach of the duty of full and frank disclosure.
  • Appearing as sole counsel in a trial about the repayment of a director’s loan account.
  • Advising in relation to an offshore claim for breach of fiduciary duties, with Cayman law as the applicable law.
  • Acting as sole counsel in a trial about the removal of a director.
  • Instructed as junior counsel in a claim for breach of directors’ duties and unlawful means conspiracy against the former director of a property development company.
  • Acting as sole counsel in a commercial debt claim.