Matt is an Associate Director in Osborne Clarke's real estate team with broad experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including property development, landlord and tenant matters, financing transactions and acquisitions and disposals of high-value investment assets and portfolios.

He advises property developers, institutional investors, corporates, lenders and private equity funds based in the UK and internationally.

Matt has particular expertise in large-scale mixed-use urban regeneration projects, including pre-letting and letting work for developers and tenants. He has spent time seconded to the in-house legal teams of Argent Related and Lendlease.

He is also experienced in leading teams advising clients on the acquisition and financing of high-value investment assets and portfolios in the logistics sector (including buying and selling property through corporate acquisitions and disposals).

Matt joined Osborne Clarke in February 2020 from the London office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he trained and qualified in 2015.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

"How we live, work and socialise in our cities is changing and our expectations for the built environment and how we interact with it have evolved. My focus is on helping clients to navigate these changes, to deliver thriving places to live, work and play which meet the needs of the communities who share them."

"We value Matt’s attention to detail, his ability to explain complex legal matters in a very simple and efficient way and we really see him as an extension of our team. Matt and the entire team at OC have been our trusted advisors for years and our objectives have always been met and client service has always been at the highest level."

Ekaterina Avdonina - CEO & Co-Founder, Mirastar

 

Work

Mirastar

Advise Mirastar on its investments in the UK logistics market, acting on acquisitions and financing of standing assets and forward purchases of development projects with a value in excess of £500million.

KKR

Advised KKR (in joint venture with Mirastar) on the acquisition of four UK logistics assets in Harlow for £160million, the first UK acquisition for KKR’s Core+ strategy for Real Estate.

Related Argent

Advised Related Argent on the first retail lettings at Brent Cross Town, Related Argent and Barnet Council’s 180-acre, £7bn new neighbourhood in North West London.

St Modwen

Advised on pre-let agreements of various large logistics units at St Modwen Park, Gloucester.

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