"I worked with Matthew over a period of 3 months on a complex corporate transaction. His work for me was outstanding and I unreservedly recommend him to everyone looking for a corporate lawyer. He was at all times clear, calm and highly focussed in getting the desired result for me. In addition, he was a great person to work with and unswervingly patient in ensuring I understood all of the complexities necessary in my transaction. If you have any such requirements I urge you to contact Matthew, you will be pleased you did so."
Neil GraystonManaging Director, Glass Technology Solutions
"Matthew has acted for me on both the purchase of a company some five years ago and more recently the sale of my company. He has never failed to impress me. There is no doubt that he is expert in his field, but it is also a pleasure to deal with him. He is a softly spoken, charming man but make no mistake there is steel within him which shows when needed. I have no hesitation in giving him the highest possible recommendation."
Andrew LeachRetired Managing Director, SJA International
Matthew did a great job for us on the Viva deal; he was responsive, thorough and efficient. It was very much appreciated and I look forward to working with Matthew again.
Regional magazine publishing groupBusiness Angel investor
On behalf of the board which met earlier today, I am writing to formally thank you for all the work you carried out for us in our acquisition of Webbers. The timescale was very tight but it all got done on time and in good humour.
Harwoods LimitedFinance Director
Matthew is a Cambridge-educated lawyer and in his 30 year career has helped a huge number of business owners fulfil their objectives. His particular interest is in company acquisitions for growing businesses and in achieving successful exits for owner-managers. He believes that he can provide the best service to his clients by really getting to know their businesses, their attitudes and their objectives and that the best lawyer/client relationships are built on high degrees of trust and confidence.
Matthew also advises businesses at the start-up and scale-up stages of their development, which will typically involve shareholders agreements, private equity and business angel investments, share buybacks and restructurings, as well as partial exits and management buyouts. Matthew acts for businesses across a wide range of sectors, with a particular emphasis on tech and renewables companies, including a number of spin-outs from the Sussex University business incubator.
Matthew is renowned for his ‘user-friendly’ and flexible style, with Chambers UK independent directory describing him as ‘a calm, organised and confident corporate lawyer whose experience inspires trust in his clients’.
Matthew is a Trustee of Enterprise Junction, a charity helping people with additional barriers become self-employed or start their own business to transform their lives.
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