Matt Howlin

Matt Howlin



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Matt has well over 33 years of practice experience as a Litigator and Advocate in dealing with complex civil, commercial and business matters.He has built a reputation for competent, cost effective and practical advice for a wide range of Clients in a wide range of matters. Admitted to the High Court of Australia, Matt has appeared and advised on disputes in the Supreme Courts, Federal Court of Australia and all other jurisdictions in complex commercial, business and building matters, contract law, disputed estates, issues arising under the Corporations Act and in Equity matters. Matt heads the Firms able Litigation lawyers and is willing and able to appear in almost all jurisdictions and advise on most areas of law. He has been most successful in resolving complex cases using Dispute Resolution procedures, well received by our Clients. Over his decades of practice he has been fortunate to create an extensive referral network of senior and junior Counsel, Accountants and many other experts, who are almost always available on short notice for Clients of the Firm. His Clients have included a wide variety of high profile persons, business and community leaders and members of the wider community both in Australia and overseas. He has a reputation for promoting and protecting strongly the interests of all of his Clients, regardless of their status or background, and he is well respected by his peers. Matt believes strongly in providing time and expertise to community organisations and is a Vice Patron of the Sylvanvale Foundation, a Board Member of the Illawarra Turf Club, the Honorary Lawyer for Cronulla Surf Club and the Honorary Lawyer with Reg Gibson for Club Cronulla, North Cronulla Surf Club, The Landscape Contractors Association of NSW & ACT amongst others.rnIn his spare time.Matt has, for much of his legal life, remained an active sportsman, originally playing representative cricket, tennis and soccer and now enjoying golf as a Member at NSW Golf Club and Cronulla Golf Club. He enjoys overseas travel, follows most sports and particularly enjoys social activities with friends and family, having resided in Cronulla for over 35 years.rn