Matt McCahearty Partner

Matt’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, white collar defence, regulatory enforcement and internal investigations.

Matt leads the litigation and dispute resolution group. 

He regularly advises global corporations and financial institutions in relation to some of their most significant and sensitive international disputes, investigations and enforcement matters, working frequently with leading independent firms around the world to provide a comprehensive international strategy.

Matt has particular familiarity with litigation, arbitration and regulatory enforcement matters in the US having been seconded to a leading New York law firm and worked extensively on transatlantic cases.

Matt is a member of the firm’s International Committee, the International Bar Association’s Litigation Committee and regularly speaks at international conferences. He is also a Solicitor-Advocate.

"I have worked with Matt McCahearty on a number of matters. He is intelligent, sensible and a pleasure to work with. He is experienced and knowledgeable and I would not hesitate to recommend him."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"Matt McCahearty is an outstanding litigation partner who played a key role in one of our most complex recent litigations. He has sound judgement and knows how to work very well with clients."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"Matt McCahearty: he has a very steely edge and will always fight his client’s corner."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"Smart, sharp and quick, he always has quick and efficient solutions to offer. He's very clear-headed, very grounded and very clear-cut with his advice."

Chambers UK 2021

"Matthew McCahearty advises clients during regulatory investigations and enforcement actions concerning allegations of market and rate manipulation, as well as bribery and corruption."

Chambers UK 2020

"Sources praise his 'very calming influence' and 'great judgement,' with one client adding: 'He knows the law but also knows the stakeholders and the issues involved. He has a great understanding of the regulators'."

Chambers UK 2019

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