James Maton

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General Catalyst Leads Helsings 209 Million Euro Series B Financing

September 14, 2023

Cooley advised General Catalyst Partners, a venture capital firm providing early-stage and growth equity investments, as the lead investor in Helsing’s 209 million euro Series B financing.

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Justin Bieber to Sell Music Rights to Hipgnosis Songs for $200 Million

February 2, 2023

Cooley advised Justin Bieber in a $200 million deal to sell his music rights to Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital.

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Alvotech Agrees to Merge With SPAC Oaktree Acquisition Corp. II

December 9, 2021

Cooley advised Alvotech Holdings, a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and manufacturing of biosimilar medicines for patients worldwide, on its agreement to merge with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Oaktree Acquisition Corp. II. Lawyers Michal Berkner, Div Gupta, Nicolas Dumont and Jarrett Burks led the Cooley team advising Alvotech.

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UNCITRAL Arbitration Brought Under NAFTA Chapter 11

August 6, 2021

Representing a claimant in a UNCITRAL arbitration brought under NAFTA Chapter 11 seeking compensation exceeding US$2 billion for the arbitrary denial of an environmental permit for a subsea phosphate dredging project

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James Maton
Partner, London

Substantial Criminal Investigation for Manufacturer

August 6, 2021

Advising a manufacturer in a substantial criminal investigation examining alleged breaches of product safety laws regarding product design and the implementation of product recalls

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James Maton
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Rankings & accolades

The Legal 500 UK: Leading Individual - Public International Law (2022)

The Legal 500 UK: Commercial Litigation - Premium (2022)

The Legal 500 UK: Crime, fraud and licensing (2022)

The Legal 500 UK: Dispute resolution (2022) 

Chambers UK: Public International Law

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Described as ‘diligent’, ‘intelligent’ and ‘unflappable.’

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