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Matthew Turner

Call 2018

Commercial

Matthew undertakes commercial and property damage cases, with a particular focus on those involving incidents of theft or fraud (including cybercrime and ‘invoice hijacking’ cases).

Selected Cases

  • Representing a wool and fabric shop in a claim against a sandblasting company that carried out a ‘cash in hand’ job next door which caused dust and grit ingress into the property (but then denied having carried out the work);
  • Representing a commercial tenant in a claim against a building security company following a burglary in which a number of laptops were stolen;
  • Representing a security contractor in claim by a haulage company following the theft of a trailer full of luxury handbags from its depot;
  • Representing the managing agent of a building in a claim by a tenant whose cheque (intended to make payment of the service charge) was intercepted and cashed by fraudsters;
  • Representing a building contractor in a claim by a sub-contractor for non-payment where the contractor had paid a fake invoice issued by fraudsters who had hacked the sub-contractor’s email account;
  • Representing a Hindu temple in a claim by a devotee who was unable to attend the temple and receive food from the priests (following prayers / offerings made to her ancestors) due to Covid-19 restrictions;
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Awards


  • Maxwell Law Prize (2014) – top graduating law student
  • JD & Elizabeth Marsden Prize (2014) – outstanding academic and extracurricular achievement
  • Clyde & Co Prize in EU/EC Trade Law (2012) – best performing student in EU law

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Qualifications


  • Bar Transfer Test, BPP Law School (2018)
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School (2015), Distinction
  • LLB (Hons) Law with American Law, University of Nottingham (2010 – 2014), First Class with Distinction in American Law (top graduating student)

Memberships


  • PIBA
  • BHRC

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