Matthew Buckle is a dispute resolution lawyer and solicitor advocate based in London. He specialises in international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration. He is an experienced advocate having appeared before both ICC and LCIA Tribunals. He has higher rights of audience before the English High Court.
Matthew has a breadth of experience in cross-border contractual disputes, particularly in the energy sector. He has advised regularly in disputes arising amongst contractual counterparties, amongst project stakeholders and amongst joint venture shareholders. He has led teams in both pursuing and defending claims under the arbitration rules of the major arbitrational institutions including LCIA, ICC, DIAC, SCC and in ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules. He also has experience of the English Commercial Court in both standalone and ancilliary litigation, enforcement proceedings, winding-up petitions, interim and injunctive relief (including anti-suit injunction) and proceedings for the compulsion of witness evidence and information on company assets.
He has led on settlement negotiations, mediations and other Alternative Dispute Resolution processes and advises on settlement terms. He regularly advises colleagues on governing law, arbitration and jurisdiction clauses, and in relation to investment treaty considerations.