Global menu

Our global pages

Matthew Gough, Partner

Matthew Gough


Practice areas

  • Automotive
  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial and IT
  • Financial services
  • Intellectual property
  • Outsourcing and offshoring
  • Technology
  • Transport

Practice notes

Matthew is a partner in our commercial group and is a member of our Financial Institutions Group. He leads our Digital Financial Services and Fintech group and our Consumer Law team. Matthew specialises in advising our clients in this sector on their commercial arrangements including terms and conditions of supply and purchase, consumer terms and conditions, affinity agreements, supply chain arrangements, IT and outsourcing agreements and software licensing. Matthew has written many articles on consumer law and commercial law and is a contributor to BBC news programmes.

Matthew’s recent experience includes:

  • Advising global financial services business on its commercial contracts in connection with the provision of goods, services and IT systems and outsourcing.
  • Advising Retail banks on the rewriting of all of their terms and conditions with businesses and consumers including online and mobile banking.
  • Advising a Retail bank on IT and business services outsourcing including its data and voice arrangements.
  • Advising leading insurer on its insurance products and its partnership arrangements with insurance providers and advising it on its key IT contracts and its new IT platforms and its apps with consumers.
  • Advising UK insurer on Robo advice and automated advice products.
  • Advising comparison website on its IT agreements and its agreements with insurance providers and advising it on apps with consumers.
  • Advising European retailer on its consumer terms and conditions in more than 50 countries and managing the global lawyers providing the advice.
  • Providing and supporting secondments from the Eversheds Commercial team to a number of financial institutions and public bodies.


Matthew is one of our specialist Brexit lawyers. Contact Matthew Gough for more information on how Brexit may affect your contracts.

View our Brexit hub for our full range of Brexit resources.


Contractual risk analysis and Brexit proofing for your IT and Outsourcing arrangements - Guiding businesses through Brexit

Using our Brexit Risk Analysis, we can help you answer your questions, understand the potential risks to your trading arrangements arising from Brexit (whether pricing, currency, regulatory, tariff, people, data or otherwise) and put measures in place to protect against those risks.


Consumer law risk analysis and Brexit proofing - Guiding businesses through Brexit

The UK’s momentous vote to leave the EU marks the dawn of an unprecedented period of uncertainty for business. The precise nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the impact this will have for businesses on their arrangements with consumers is currently unknown, with there being a number of possible models for the future UK/EU trade structure post-Brexit.


Making memorable client connections - Our experienced international IT team

The Eversheds Sutherland handbook provides insight into the quality of our experience,geographical reach and breadth of our client relationships in terms of the full range of IT transactions.

Matthew has recently contributed to new consumer law videos on how our legal team can help you.
View the videos below

Consumer law: How we can help you

Consumer law: Our experience

Consumer law: Understanding the consumer rights act

Financial Services, How can we help you?

Financial Services, Why work with Eversheds?



   Matthew appears in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom for his work in Intellectual Property Law
   Eversheds recognised as Commercial Team of the year at the British Legal awards

undefined undefined The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms