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MATTHEW E. FURSE
Matthew Furse was not born in Texas, but he got here as fast as he could. A native of the United Kingdom (Sussex to be precise), he trained as a Barrister (Trial Lawyer) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012. He met his American wife in London where they lived for 6 years until the lure of the people, weather, and food of Texas became too strong to resist. After being admitted as an attorney in Texas in September 2017, he joined Glast, Phillips & Murray, where he continues to grow his list of clients.
Matthew’s litigation practice is rooted in the fields of business and property disputes. He acts for individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts in a range of complex matters, including shareholder and partnership disputes, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, property ownership, construction, professional malpractice, trade secrets, and interference with contractual relations. A powerful presence in court, Matthew relishes the opportunity to take cases to trial and can use the same robust advocacy skills to represent clients in Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration as required. He is licensed to appear in all courts in the State of Texas and is admitted in the United States District Courts for the Eastern Federal District of Texas.
Before moving to the U.S., Matthew practiced as a commercial and property litigator in London. He maintains his license in the U.K. and is an International Consultant Lawyer with the firm of Jamieson Alexander (www.jamiesonalexander.co.uk) in London. Accordingly, Matthew can act for U.S. clients on either side of the Atlantic and provide access to the full range of courts in the U.K., including the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
In his spare time, Matthew enjoys a diverse range of interests from Cooking and Opera, Shooting and Country Pursuits, Rugby (playing and coaching), NFL/College Football (watching), and Powerlifting.
- RECENT CASES
Matthew’s recent experience includes the following:
• Acting in a suit seeking an injunction to enforce restrictive covenants and prevent theft/misappropriation of trade secrets currently in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
• Acting in a suit to recover cryptocurrency valued >$10m following an alleged hack and theft from an on-line wallet platform.
• Preparing extensive written advice in an attorney malpractice claim concerning an asset sale and resulting lawsuit brought against the officers and shareholders of the corporation.
• Drafting work for hire I.P. Agreements for corporate clients in the construction industry.
LL.B. Law and European Studies – University of Portsmouth, U.K.
Bar Professional Training Course – The College (now University) of Law, London Bloomsbury, U.K.
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
Dallas Rugby Football Club
Bar Pro Bono Unit
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
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