Matthew Gingell

Council member for In-house Corporate Counsel

Date elected to councilOct 2023

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Matthew Gingell is a Law Society Council member for In-house Corporate Counsel.

Matt has been a solicitor for 16 years (13 in-house) and is currently the general counsel of the Oxygen House Group.

He is widely recognised as an innovator who is helping shape the legal profession as a force for good. He founded the Chancery Lane Project in 2019 and is the author of the climate contracts doctrine.

He has been embedding environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives into investments since 2014 and is an ESG adviser to the QantX fund.

In 2023, he co-founded the Keeling Culture, which uses the power of HR to enable Net Zero.

Matt is an external associate of Exeter University’s Centre for Environmental Law and a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.

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Area of practice

Intellectual property; commercial; technology, media and telecomm; corporate

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