"He's extremely bright and quick to identify the key issues."
"A prominent junior with an impressive roster of blue-chip respondent clients."
"He understands the needs of modern day clients and is able to work alongside instructing solicitors effectively."
Chambers & Partners 2014
“Matthew Sheridan gives ‘extremely spot on advice’, is ‘extra hard working’ and has ‘excellent people skills’ sources say…” Chambers & Partners 2013
Matthew is well-known for his quick eye for detail, coupled with a commercial and robust approach.
Called to the Bar in 2000, Matthew appears regularly in the High Court, Employment Tribunals, EAT and Court of Appeal.
The focus of his High Court practice is employee competition: Confidential Information, Restrictive Covenants and Springboard relief. In recent months Matthew has acted successfully in a financial services Team Move case in which he was instructed by a major city firm.
Principal areas of his Tribunal practice include complex Discrimination law, Whistleblowing, TUPE and Employee/worker status.
Private sector clients include investment banks, publishers, law firms and religious institutions. Public sector clients include various local authorities, the health sector and professional regulatory bodies.