Matthew Cottis

Matthew Cottis

Partner, London

Email matthew.cottis@​

Phone +44 20 7296 5482

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupFinance

Matthew Cottis is an excellent choice for your trickiest, desperately urgent, or simply most vital assignments. Whether you are one of the world's biggest banks, a newly founded debt fund, or a corporate borrower. Matthew's practice is multinational, wherever English law reaches to, and he works with lawyers from other jurisdictions every day.

He is the Global Head of our Finance practice, and his experience stretches across our international network and beyond. Chambers 2018 has said Matthew Cottis is praised by his clients as "very experienced and super smart," and for having "encyclopaedic knowledge and a great manner with clients." As an experienced and highly rated banking partner, Matthew focuses on leveraged finance, fund lending, and corporate syndicated loans.

Awards and recognitions


Leading Individual, Banking and Finance (London), Eminent Practitioner


Leading Individual, Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
Legal 500


Leading Individual, Acquisition Finance
Legal 500

Education and admissions


B.A., Keble College, Oxford, 1984


Member, City of London Law Society

Member, LMA Leveraged and Intercreditor Committee

Bar admissions and qualifications

England and Wales

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Events

FIS Summit Series: Asia

Hogan Lovells Publications

Spot the defect

Hogan Lovells Publications

Acquisition Finance Newsletter Autumn 2013 Lev Fin Spin

Hogan Lovells Publications

Acquisition Finance Newsletter Spring 2013 Lev Fin Spin

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