Matthew deals with a broad range of transactional and advisory work for both private and public companies, including acquisitions and disposals, corporate finance, restructuring and reorganisations, AIM work, IPOs and general commercial work.
Matthew is very experienced in acting on investments and fundraisings – from seed through to series A, series B and beyond – as well as advising on shareholder arrangements, employee incentive structures. Matthew also advises companies wishing to obtain SEIS/EIS advance assurance from HMRC.
Working with founders, entrepreneurs, start-ups and young companies in a variety of sectors is a core part of Matthew’s practice. In particular, Matthew builds on his experience in the IT industry prior to qualifying as a solicitor to work with a number of clients in the tech space.
Matthew's latest articles are shown below.
In the recent case of Hashmi vs Lorimer-Wing the High Court has somewhat unexpectedly issued a judgment which has implications for any private company which has adopted, or which has bespoke articles of association based on, the Model Articles for Private Companies.
The government launched a new debt finance scheme earlier this year - the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). What is it and how can businesses use it?