Mathew Alderson

Mathew is an international transactional lawyer and corporate advisor with a focus on entertainment, technology and creative industries. Described as a “game-changing attorney” by Variety Magazine, Mathew leads our China office and media and entertainment practice from Beijing. He represents major Hollywood studios and producers on both motion picture and television projects. Mathew’s clientele extends to tech companies, promoters and event management companies, architectural firms, universities and publishers.

therapeutic use

Psilocybin and MDMA — Therapeutic Use Permitted in Australia from July 1st 2023

Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychedelic prodrug compound produced by more than 200 species of fungi. Commonly found in tablet or crystal form, MDMA is a potent psychoactive drug with stimulant properties that produces experiences of empathy and sympathy. Both are currently prohibited in Australia, but will soon be available for therapeutic use. In so