Matthew co-founded Vannin Capital in 2010. He has responsibility for the review of new investment opportunities, ongoing risk management, underwriting and monitoring.
He was one of the first people to recognise the potential for the dispute resolution funding market in the UK and has developed deep industry expertise building the business from a start-up to one with over £100 million of available investment capital and billions of quantum under management.
Matthew is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (non-practising). Prior to co-founding Vannin Capital, he acquired law firm Bowermans LLP and turned it into a respected corporate boutique, leading the subsequent merger with larger firm Bridgehouse Partners LLP. His practice focussed on corporate and commercial transactional work and, in particular, on acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, offshore corporate structuring and corporate finance.
As litigation grows and becomes ever more expensive, top tier law firms and corporate clients are realising the benefits that third party legal finance provides as a risk management tool.
Funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC (“Fortress”) have today announced the acquisition of Vannin Capital, the...read more