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Matthew Dow



Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

Office Telephone: +44 (0)20 7264 8000
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Matthew specialises in international commercial dispute resolution, with a focus on shipping, offshore and logistics disputes. He has advised on both wet and dry shipping matters, including salvage cases, groundings, collisions, unsafe port claims as well as various charterparty based disputes. Matthew also advises on technology and commercial matters within his areas of specialisation.

Matthew has experience of English Commercial and Admiralty Court proceedings, as well as international arbitration.

Matthew has spent time in HFW's Dubai office where he acted on a range of contentious matters for clients based in the region. He also spent 6 months working in the FD&D department of an International Group P&I Club.

Matthew is qualified in England and Wales.


The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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