Matthew Furse

"...an excellent litigator..."

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Matthew's practice areas

U.S.A

Matthew also recently qualified as an attorney in Texas, and can be contacted here at GPM Law

Work Bio

Number of years post qualification experience

Legal Executive—5 years.  (including passing the Bar in 2011) in total, with paralegal experience I have been practising in litigation since 2007.

An estimate of the number of cases and example of interesting cases you deal with in each given area you work in?

Cases currently around 15 between the U.S. and the U.K. Mainly higher value ‘big’ cases in the U.S., hence the lower number.  All of my cases are interesting(!).

Percentage of time spent on your areas?

I probably spend around 80% of my time on U.S. cases, as there are more of them.

Complexity and types of issues you deal with?

Highly complex. Caseload in the U.K. currently includes professional negligence, defamation, information security and IP.

Supervisors

Ben and Alex

Consultant, FCILEx (advocate)

Matthew is a member of Jamieson Alexander’s International Team and specialises in civil dispute resolution with an emphasis on Business and Property Disputes. With an outstanding success rate
and over 10 years litigation experience, Matthew acts in complex litigation in the following areas:

Business/commercial disputes, including Shareholder and Partnership litigation, Fraud, Breach
of Fiduciary Duty, , Construction, Debt Recovery and Insolvency.

Property disputes, including co-ownership/trusts of land and boundary disputes.

Professional Negligence of solicitors, architects and engineers.

Commercial and Residential Landlord & Tenant.

Originally from Sussex, Matthew trained as a Barrister and was called to the Bar of England and Wales by The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 2012. Matthew now lives in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., where he practices as a civil litigator and trial attorney with the firm of Glast, Phillips & Murray http://www.gpm-law.com/ in Dallas. He is licensed to appear in all courts in the State of Texas and can represent clients in any of the 50 United States by associating with local counsel. As a result, he can provide a seamless link for U.K. clients seeking to access the U.S. market, or vice versa.

Although he is based in the U.S., Matthew maintains the highest standards of client care and can be contacted by phone, email and video conference; he can also meet face-to-face, when necessary, in London.

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys a diverse range of interests including travelling, cooking, opera, rugby (watching, playing and coaching), shooting and country pursuits, powerlifting and spending time with his wonderful wife, Jenny and their American Cocker Spaniel, Effie.

Recent Cases

Matthew’s recent experience includes the following:

Currently acting as co-counsel in the U.S. in a claim to recover >$10m of crypto currency which was allegedly stolen from an online coin wallet.

Advising and acting in a proposed claim against a major mobile service provider concerning defamation/negligent damage to credit arising from identity fraud.

Advising in a professional negligence claim against solicitors for negligent drafting of a Declaration of Trust.

Advising and acting in Commercial Lease dispute involving warehouse premises. Claim involves a
claim that a tenancy at will has become a secure business tenancy.

Advising on the construction of a trust document affecting residential property, value £600,000.

Advising a U.S. firm regarding a request for service of a subpoena in the U.K. pursuant to the Hague Convention.

Affiliations

-State Bar of Texas

-Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

-American Bar Association

-The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

-Dallas Bar Association

-Dallas Association of Young Lawyers


Pro Bono

-Bar Pro Bono Unit

-Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP)

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