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Legal 500, 2021


Matthew Montgomery became a partner on 1st June

June 1 2019

MFB is very pleased to announce the promotion to partner of Matthew Montgomery, with effect from 1 June 2019. Matthew joins a partnership that has had six new joiners over the past eighteen months.

Matthew has a broad shipping practice, advising primarily on wet and dry contentious matters. He has particular expertise in the investigation and handling of disputes arising out of marine casualties including groundings, collisions and salvage cases. Over recent years Matthew has been involved in a number of major casualties, including “AS FORTUNA”, “THORCO LINEAGE”, “KEA TRADER”, “NEW KATERINA” and “NORMAN ATLANTIC” and handles a wide range of disputes for shipowners, charterers, cargo interests and their respective insurers. Matthew is a recommended lawyer in the latest edition of the Legal 500.

MFB is the only solely London-based shipping law firm that appears in the top two tiers of the latest Legal 500 listings, reflecting the breadth of the team’s shipping expertise and its prompt, commercial, cost-effective and personal service.

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