Matthew has a broad practice within RPC's commercial disputes department, with a particular focus on banking and financial services disputes.
Matthew acts on complex commercial litigation matters for corporates and financial institutions, most often with international dimensions. He regularly acts on matters appearing in the English High Court and Court of Appeal, including matters appearing in the UK Financial List. Matthew also has experience acting alongside US and MEA counsel on a wide range of litigation and advisory matters, often where relief is sought from the English Courts in support of foreign proceedings.
Before joining RPC in November 2015, Matthew trained and practised at international law firm Latham & Watkins between 2007 and 2015.
"Matt Evans is energetic and thorough, super to work with." - Legal 500 UK 2024
"Matthew Evans – a senior associate who is an outstanding litigator. Incredible output under intense pressure. Inventive legal thinking. A partner in the making." - The Legal 500 UK 2021
Matthew's selected representative experience includes:
- Acting for the Issuers of a €1bn CDO structure in successfully challenging certain alleged events of default called by the Senior Noteholders (English High Court - Financial List, Court of Appeal)
- Acting for a global aerospace multinational in breach of warranty proceedings brought in the English High Court
- Acting for a global supplier in the food and beverage industry in successfully obtaining Norwich Pharmacal relief against a major UK bank.