Matthew Brown is an Associate in the Litigation & Restructuring Department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands. Matthew has a broad practice covering all contentious aspects of commercial and insolvency law.
Between 2012 and 2017, Matthew was a commercial chancery barrister in England and Wales, practising from a nationally-renowned set of chambers in London and Bristol. His practice included commercial, trusts and insolvency work. He was ranked in legal directories as an up and coming leading junior, where he was described as ‘clever and diligent’, ‘effective’ and ‘good with clients’.
- Being led by a well-known QC in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in London in relation to a breach of contract/statutory formalities claim.
- Advising and appearing alongside a QC at a mediation in London in relation to a trustee/beneficiary dispute concerning a well-known and high-value trust fund.
- Advising a national housing association in England in relation to a professional negligence claim against a company in liquidation and their former solicitors.
- Representing 2 directors of an English company in the High Court in relation to alleged breaches of their fiduciary duties.
- Barrister, Guildhall Chambers, London and Bristol
- University of Oxford, BCL (specialising in Personal Taxation, Corporate Insolvency, Restitution and Civil Procedure) – Distinction
- University of Cardiff, LLB – First Class Honours (ranked 1st in the year group)
- University of the West of England – Bar Professional Training Course – Outstanding (ranked 1st in the year group)
- Awards & Scholarships: Astbury Scholarship, Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Price, Certificate of Honour (Middle Temple), Faculty of Business and Law Prize (UWE), Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize (Cardiff), The Western Circuit Advocacy Prize (2011)
- British Virgin Islands, Barrister, 2017
- England & Wales, Barrister, 2011 (not currently practising)