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Abigail Maton-Howarth

Abigail Maton-Howarth


Abigail Maton-Howarth

Abigail Maton-Howarth advises on a broad range of contentious matters, with a focus on commercial litigation and public international law. Abigail also advises on international trade and regulatory matters.

  • Defending News Group Newspapers in Various v News Group Newspapers (Mobile Telephone Voicemail Interception Litigation)
  • Advising the UK government on post-Brexit free trade agreements
  • Acting for a global private equity house in two parallel arbitrations (LCIA, Geneva seat) concerning breaches of a subscription and shareholder deed and an employment contract
  • Acting for Super-Max Offshore Holdings Ltd in securing the successful conviction of Mr Rakesh Malhotra for contempt of court
  • Acting for a major financial technology company regarding an internal investigation into controls in place during a token distribution
  • Acting for Olivier Bancoult and the Chagos Refugees Group in the long-running litigation between the Chagos Islanders and the UK Government (including Mr Bancoult's application for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court)

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Cambridge (MA, History) 2016
  • Graduate Diploma of Law 2017
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2018
  • Seconded to Clifford Chance Amsterdam 2019
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales 2020