Mr HODGSON, Matthew


Allen & Overy

Matthew Hodgson is an international arbitration specialist at Allen & Overy. Based in Hong Kong since 2014, he has acted as counsel and advocate in a large number of investment treaty disputes worldwide under the ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. This includes successfully representing investors in ICSID claims against Sri Lanka and the Philippines, and representing the Governments of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan and Poland in six separate claims, including several valued at over US$1 billion. He also represents clients in commercial arbitrations under all major arbitral rules. Matthew is a member of the practitioner group supporting UNCITRAL Working Group III on ISDS reform. He has been recognised as a leading practitioner by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 since 2012, and Who’s Who (International Arbitration) since 2017. Chambers 2018 states that Matthew is “known among peers for his excellent command of investment treaty arbitration”.

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