Matt Hunt is a Partner & Managing Director and Global leader of the economics team, within the Risk practice at AlixPartners, and is based in London. 

He has over 20 years’ experience advising clients on complex competition, regulatory and commercial matters that often require testimony in court. He has served as an expert in cases in the English High Court, Irish High Court, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, and Hong Kong courts and he regularly submits expert reports to regulatory authorities and competition authorities. 

Matt has led teams of economists defending clients in major abuse of dominance and anticompetitive agreements cases. He has also advised many companies on bringing standalone competition complaints to authorities or the courts, or in defending actions in court, as well as working on numerous follow-on damages cases related to both abuse of dominance and anticompetitive agreements.  He has a strong track record leading the economic advice on mergers and joint ventures.

Matt has significant experience in the sports, financial services, electricity, healthcare, and gaming sectors. He also leads AlixPartners economics work in the telecoms, media, and technology industries. 

He holds an MSc in economics (with distinction) from the London School of Economics and an MPhys in physics (with first class) from the University of Oxford.  ​


Matt is absolutely excellent, very knowledgeable, responsive and so client friendly

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Recommended for his “depth of expertise in economics matters.”

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...particularly well known in the technology and telecoms space...

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Key Engagements and Career Highlights:

  • Advising a claimant in a follow-on litigation matter in the technology sector related to predatory behavior.
  • Advised a claimant in relation to a standalone action related to self preferencing.
  • Testifying statistics expert in an English High Court case regarding alleged copyright infringement.
  • Testifying expert for BT in the Competition Appeal Tribunal in relation to market definition issues as part of a regulatory appeal.
  • Advised Coca Cola regarding a now-closed investigation into alleged abusive multiproduct rebates.
  • Advised a ferry operator in relation to a capacity sharing agreement with a major rival.
  • Advising a major third-party regarding the merger between Vodafone and CK Hutchison.
  • Expert for Optus in relation to proposed network and spectrum sharing arrangements between Telstra and TPG.
  • Supported Bauer Media in a Phase 2 UK merger that was cleared with behavioral remedies.
  • Advised Hunter Douglas on a Phase 2 UK merger that was cleared with a partial divestment remedy.
  • Advised a major DRAM chip supplier in relation to alleged abuse of a joint dominant position.
  • Represented Slovak Telekom at the EC related to allegations of refusal to supply and margin squeeze.
  • Matt has published articles on industrial organisation in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Competition Law & Economics and Telecommunications Policy.
  • Self-preferencing in digital markets – February 2023