GEARING, Matthew QC
Allen & Overy
Matthew Gearing is widely regarded as a leading arbitration practitioner; in particular he was appointed Queen’s Counsel (England & Wales) in February 2014 and appointed Chairperson of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre in late 2016. Matthew has acted in a large number of complex and high-profile arbitrations around the world. As well as being a Queen’s Counsel (England & Wales), Matthew is a Solicitor-Advocate qualified in Hong Kong. He routinely appears as advocate in his cases. He has also sat as arbitrator in a variety of matters, as sole and party appointed arbitrator and as Chair.