Read more about Matthew Ball.

Matthew Ball is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team and is the Head of the North Africa & Middle East desk.

His clients range from SMEs and international corporations to high-net-worth individuals and professionals (notably surveyors, doctors and dentists), as well as Family Offices, Wealth & Asset Managers, property developers and investors, as well as those in the construction industry.

With over 20 years’ experience in Litigation, Matthew takes a pro-active and commercially minded approach.  Whilst his emphasis is on dispute prevention, where disputes do arise, he seeks an early and cost-effective resolution, offering strong strategies to ensure a swift outcome for his clients, often utilising processes such as Mediation.

When matters are litigious, he acts for both Claimants and Defendants and has experience in commercial disputes, breach of contract claims, professional negligence claims, disputes between partners, associates, directors, trustees and beneficiaries, as well as in property and construction related disputes. 

Matthew has acted in numerous disputes between high-net-worth family members, where his experience and empathy have been welcomed by his clients.

He has a wealth of experience acting for collectors and dealers of classic cars. 

Matthew is regularly instructed by overseas clients, particularly from the Middle East, North Africa (notably Egypt), India, Europe, China and Hong Kong.  He is a longstanding member of both the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) and the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce (EBCC).  He is also a member of the Arab Bankers Association (ABA).

He is regularly instructed by foreign law firms and many clients in the Middle East and North Africa see him as their first point of contact when wanting to do business in the UK. 

Matthew knows his stuff and does not look to overly complicate matters.

Clients say “his advice and attention to detail is second to none.  A real pleasure to work with!”.

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Client testimonial

“A cut above my previous experience with numerous solicitors. I would highly recommend”

“The most persistent lawyer in the UK. Many thanks for your effort and compliments on a great win!”

“I was delighted with the calm, meticulous, approach that Matthew took.”

“Great to work with. Very reassuring but also robust.”