James Maton

Partner

No case is ever the same and I relish problem solving and strategy.

jmaton@cooley.com

James heads Cooley’s versatile UK disputes practice. He acts for companies in a wide range of commercial, contractual, privacy, and product liability disputes, whether resolved in Court proceedings or arbitration. His cases are often multi-jurisdictional and his work is particularly focused on the technology and manufacturing sectors. He conducts and co-ordinates internal investigations, and is experienced at helping companies to manage and resolve the numerous legal and reputational challenges that unexpected crises can present. 

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Experience

  • Technology and Construction Court Proceedings 

  • Substantial Criminal Investigation for Manufacturer 

  • UNCITRAL Arbitration Brought Under NAFTA Chapter 11  

Passions

    Scuba diving

    Chair of Junior School Governors and director of an Academy Trust responsible for various schools


Described as ‘diligent’, ‘intelligent’ and ‘unflappable.’ – UK Legal 500
Education

  • BPP Law School
    LPC, 1996

  • Oxford University, New College
    BA, 1994

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500 UK: Commercial Litigation and Public International Law

    Chambers UK: Public International Law

    Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers