6th Feb 2019
Matthew Slater acted for investment bank Canaccord Genuity in the Court of Appeal case Medsted Associates Limited v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International)  EWCA Civ 83, an important decision on brokers’ fiduciary duties, with CityWire calling the trial judgment “historic”. Matthew’s practice covers a wide range of Chancery, Commercial and (as one of the Attorney-General’s Treasury Counsel) Public […]
21st Jul 2017
Before: Mr Justice Teare Citation:  EWHC 1815 (Comm) Following a two-week trial in the Commercial Court, Matthew Slater succeeded in defending a leading investment bank against a very substantial claim for damages and quantum meruit: Medsted Associates Limited v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International)  EWHC 1815 (Comm) Read more…
8th May 2017
Before: Mrs Justice Rose Matthew Slater appeared in this important Variation of Trusts Act application, which raised significant points of practice and procedure, not least about open justice in trust proceedings. The case is now going to the Court of Appeal.
8th May 2017
Before: Lady Justice Black, Lord Justice Sales & Lord Justice Moylan Citation:  EWCA Civ 331 Matthew Slater appeared successfully for the Secretary of State for Justice in this important judicial review which upheld the legality of a recent Government prison policy. Read the judgment here.
2nd Feb 2016
Before: Lord Justice Moses, Lady Justice Black and Lady Justice Gloster Citation:  EWCA Civ 1684 Simon Taube KC and Georgia Bedworth (instructed by Bracher Rawlins LLP) for the Appellant. Matthew Slater (instructed by Solicitor for Revenue and Customs) for the Respondent. Click here to read more.
10th May 2015
Before: Mrs Justice Proudman Citation:  EWHC 1457 (Ch) Equitable mistake concerning trusts; difference between ignorance, mistake and disappointed expectations. Matthew Slater (instructed by the Solicitor and General Counsel to HM Revenue and Customs) for the Fifth Defendant. Click here to read more.