Matt Noon > Hill Dickinson LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP
NO 1 ST PAUL'S SQUARE
LIVERPOOL
L3 9SJ
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Matt Noon has built a strong and growing reputation in both the local and national advisory community. Matt is also a Hill Dickinson LLP Board member as well as being a Board member of Professional Liverpool.

Matt has recently led and worked on a number of high profile national transactions including, but not limited to:

– Advising the management team of JLA (a leading critical asset supply and services business for laundry, catering and heating in the UK) on the acquisition of JLA by the international private equity firm, Cinven (Confidential deal value was £640M. Only the value is confidential and our role is otherwise publishable).

– Advising Carr’s Group Plc on the acquisition for £8.5m of Animax Limited and Clinimax Limited (specialists in research, development and manufacturing of animal health products);

– Advising the company and management team of the indoor climbing business, the Climbing Hangar, in the £3m of growth capital investment from NVM Private Equity; and

– Advising the shareholders of Fieldway Supplies Limited in relation to the £2m investment from Foresight.

– Advising the shareholders of We Are Discounts Limited on the MBO of WADL.

Career

Trained: DLA Piper, qualified 2000, assistant; assistant Halliwells; associate Halliwells; associate Hill Dickinson, legal director, partner 2013.

Education

Calderstones Comprehensive; Durham University (LLB Hons); College of Law, Chester.

Leisure

Football, golf.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Liverpool

(Leading individuals)

Matt NoonHill Dickinson LLP

On the corporate side, Hill Dickinson LLP is known for its ability to successfully close transactions, especially those with a nexus to private equity and international work, on behalf of a wide range of mid-market clients. In 2021, Craig Scott was promoted to become leader of the firm’s Business Services Group, while Matt Noon acts as head of the corporate, banking and commercial offering in Liverpool. Michael Murphy is a key contact for work in the manufacturing and real estate sectors, while seasoned practitioner Jonathan Brown is instructed by many of the group’s leading private company clients. For M&A, Mike Jones and Sue Russell  are both recommended. In terms of recommended legal directors, the department fields Elan Iorwerth and Graeme Alder; the latter is the name to note for commercial mandates.