MattMorrow

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5341

Matt Morrow practices commercial litigation with a focus on complex disputes. He has acted for large corporations in a wide range of matters, including fraud, asset tracing, and construction disputes.

Matt's recent experience includes: successfully acting for a real estate developer in adjudication proceedings arising from defects in the design and construction of the cladding system of one of its London properties; advising a Kazakh bank in tracing assets and pursuing claims against a number of fraudsters across multiple jurisdictions while successfully seeking interim relief in the courts of England and Wales; working for an Emirati bank in an action brought in aid of foreign proceedings in which worldwide freezing orders were obtained in the United Kingdom and against Chabra defendants in the British Virgin Islands (BVI); and acting for Project Today in its defense of the high-profile proceedings and search orders brought by Ocado.

Experience

  • ZapGo sells business and assets in administration saleJones Day advised David Buchler of Buchler Phillips Ltd and Darren Edwards of Aspect Plus Limited in their capacity as joint administrators of ZapGo Ltd (in administration), in connection with the marketing and sale of the company's business and assets.
  • Kazakh bank pursues US$30 million fraud claims in England and WalesJones Day acts for a Kazakh bank in tracing assets and pursuing claims in England and Wales arising out of a significant fraud perpetrated against the bank valued at approximately US$30 million.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires 25% of Cityhold Office Partnership ("CHOP")Jones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in its 25% acquisition of the interests in CHOP valued at approximately €625 million from TIAA-CREF (largest U.S. life insurance company) advised by Nuveen Real Estate (an independent subsidiary of TIAA-CREFF) which also provides investment management services to CHOP.
  • Delancey and APG Joint Venture acquires Earls Court for £425 millionJones Day represented Earls Court Investment Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of a joint venture between a fund advised by Delancey and APG on behalf of its pension fund clients, in connection with its £425 million acquisition of EC Group Holdings Limited from a subsidiary of Capital & Counties Properties Plc.