Partner, Hannaford Turner LLP


Matt specialises in a wide range of transactional shipping law areas, including ship finance, newbuilding projects, acquisitions and joint ventures. He is recognised as one of the leading lawyers in ship sale and purchase, being the co-author of Goldrein's Ship Sale and Purchase and serving as a member of the BIMCO committee responsible for the drafting of Saleform 2012. Matt's clients include major ship owners, ship builders, financiers and private equity firms and he lectures extensively around the world on a wide range of ship finance and commercial shipping subjects.

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Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance
  • Year Qualified



    University of Manchester: BA (Hons)
    University of Bristol: LLM