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Gateley Plc

MINERVA, 29 EAST PARADE, LEEDS, LS1 5PS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 218 2470
Fax:
Fax 0113 218 2471
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com

Matt Leech

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 113 218 2477
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Restructuring

Position

Senior Associate in the Restructuring team. Specialises in all aspects of corporate and property restructuring, advising on business restructurings, re-financings, rescues and turnaround as well as acquisitions from insolvent companies. Acts for insolvency practitioners, fixed charge receivers, banks and other lenders, private equity investors, company directors and shareholders. Matt has acted on a number of high-profile restructurings and acquisitions, including Bid TV, Jones Bootmaker, Spiralite, Icon Live and Shuropody. Matt has also undertaken secondments to Royal Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale/Yorkshire Bank and National Australia Bank.

Career

Qualified in 2008 with Cobbetts in the Manchester office. Joined Gateley in 2012 as one of the founding team of five in the new Leeds office (now 70+ and counting).

Member

Law Society; Institute for Turnaround’s Next Generation committee member.

Education

Manchester Grammar School; Durham University (BA English); Nottingham Law School (GDL and LPC).

Leisure

When not entertaining / being run ragged by his two young children, Matt is a drummer and member of a live Leeds band.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Rising stars

Matt Leech - Gateley Plc

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Financial litigator Rob Payne now heads up the practice in Gateley Plc's Leeds base after suceeding office founder William Ballmann, who has stepped into a consultancy role ahead of his retirement. The group handles the full range of restructuring issues including financial restructurings, formal insolvency advice, business and asset sales and acquisitions, property developer receiverships and contentions matters. Senior associate Matt Leech is also recommended.

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