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Bob Matheson

Associate solicitor

Bob is a lawyer in the international department

Corporate accountability Corruption International Whistleblowing

Bob is an associate solicitor in Paul Dowling’s team, specialising in whistleblowing.

Legal expertise

  • Successfully representing a whistleblower whose career was ruined after they exposed their multinational employer’s role in state-level corruption. The former employer agreed to pay the whistleblower more than three million pounds in compensation.

Further experience

Before joining Leigh Day, Bob worked for the whistleblowing NGO Protect (formerly Public Concern at Work) for seven years, where he was the organisation’s Head of Advice & Advocacy.

Highlights of this work include:


Bob graduated from University College London with a first-class degree and a position on the Dean’s List, before undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Law at Kaplan Law School, and Legal Practice Course at BPP.