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Matthew Kennedy

Melbourne

Investment Manager

Matthew Kennedy is an Investment Manager based in the Melbourne office of Omni Bridgeway, with responsibility for due diligence and managing funded cases.

Matthew was admitted to legal practice in 2001 and joined the Victorian Bar in 2007. Matthew was a barrister for almost 7 years, and his general commercial practice included an expertise in equity and trust, insolvency and corporation law matters. 
 
Before joining the Bar, Matthew was a solicitor in the financial services group of a large firm, spent a year as an associate to a Federal Court judge and almost three years as an adviser to the Premier and Chief of Staff to a Minister in the Victorian State Government.
  • Co-author. Conducting litigation efficiently and cost-effectively – tips from seasoned litigators. The Australian Corporate Lawyer, Volume 28, Issue 3 – Spring 2018.
  • Co-author. Third party funding and contingency fees. IMF Bentham Blog. 18 October 2017.
  • Contributor. IMF Bentham’s Response to the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry into litigation funding and group proceedings. October 2017.

  • Panel Discussion: Class actions, funding and the ALRC. Commercial Law Association. 8 March 2019. Melbourne, VIC.
  • IMF Bentham/UNSW Class Actions Conference 2018. IMF Bentham and UNSW. 25 September 2018. Melbourne, VIC.
  • Panel Discussion:  Class actions and funding. Marsh. March 2018. Adelaide, SA and Melbourne, VIC.
  • Panel Discussion: Recent Developments in Litigation Funding for Corporates. Minter Ellison CLE Seminar. 8 March 2017. Melbourne, VIC.

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