Partner

Commercial Real Estate

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Partner

Commercial Real Estate

Expertise

Matthew is a highly experienced property lawyer, having spent over 26 years working at leading law firms. He has a particular specialism in the retail world and has acted for WH Smith, Jigsaw and Anthropologie amongst other retailers. He also has extensive experience of office development and leasing work, advising both landlords and tenants on major office lettings and relocations.

Clients seek Matthew out for his straightforward, pragmatic advice and ability to find solutions to thorny issues.

Matthew Advises

  • Retailers and leisure operators
  • Property investors
  • Office developers and owners
  • Industrial owners and occupiers

Experience Highlights

  • Acting for a major food business on their main warehouse relocation to a newbuild 140,000 square foot facility
  • Advising WH Smith on over 100 lease acquisitions and regears
  • Advising a leading fashion retailer on portfolio management issues arising on their proposed CVA
  • Advising a leading travel retailer on a portfolio of railway station lease renewals
  • Acting for a leading Kent law firm on their office relocation

Career History

Previous Law firms

  • Partner at TLT LLP
  • Partner at Cripps LLP
  • Solicitor then partner at Manches LLP (now Penningtons Manches LLP)
  • Solicitor at Nabarro (now CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP)

Education

  • University of London LLM
  • University of Sussex BA Law
  • Bury Grammar School

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com