Matthew Martin > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
125 WOOD STREET
LONDON
EC2V 7AW
England

Work Department

Corporate, retail.

Position

Matthew is a partner in the corporate group and the firm’s retail sector group. He provides board level corporate advice to a wide range of quoted and owner-managed mid-cap companies. In addition to expertise in acquisitions and disposals, AIM listings and fund raising, he also advises on restructuring and refinancing work for clients and lenders.

Career

Trained Manches LLP; qualified 1991; partner 1999; spent several months at Pilsbury Winthrop, San Francisco, in their international transactions department; regular speaker at Hawksmere external seminars on corporate matters.

Memberships

IOD; LCCI.

Education

Oundle; University College, London (1989 LLB Hons); College of Law, Guildford.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP’s corporate team specialise in lower mid-market M&A with a focus on the technology, real estate, private wealth and retail sectors. Team head Matthew Martin  has extensive experience in the fashion, luxury and lifestyle sector. Seb Orton  has acted on a full range of issuer and investment bank-side transactions in the retail and health and care sectors. Chris Owen has considerable experience of acting on cross-border transactions. Helen Drayton  has extensive experience in corporate reorganisations, including solvent liquidations, demergers and the implementation of other tax planning schemes.