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Work 0207 234 0200
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Fax 020 7234 0600
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Web:
www.waterfrontsolicitors.com

Matthew Cunningham

Tel:
Work 0207 234 0200
Email:
Web:
www.waterfrontsolicitors.com/
Waterfront Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Matt is a partner and head of the corporate team at Waterfront.

Matt advises both domestic and international clients from a broad range of industry sectors on corporate transactions, including venture capital and private equity investments, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Matt has particular expertise advising entrepreneurs and investors in relation to venture capital investments in early stage technology and digital media companies. He has worked with early stage technology and digital media companies for more than 10 years and has an in-depth understanding of the legal challenges they face.

Matt is valued by his clients for his patience and his practical, commercial approach.

 

Career

Matt trained at Hextalls and qualified in early 2007. He joined Waterfront as an associate in the IT team in late 2007. In 2009 Matt set up the corporate team and, following the success of that team in 2010 and 2011, he was made a partner in 2012.

Languages

French (basic)

Portuguese (beginner)

Education

Nottingham Trent University , Manchester University


London: Corporate and commercial

Venture capital

Within: Venture capital

Boutique technology firm Waterfront Solicitors LLP has an 'excellent understanding of what it takes to work with start-ups where agility is required'. Active on behalf the investor side and for the company, the firm benefits from an excellent perspective of the market and is also able to call upon the expertise of lawyers within the firm's broader IP and IT teams. 'First-rate' team head Matthew Cunningham is praised for his 'attentive and thoughtful approach'; he recently acted for software company Plandek on a $2.7m investment round led by Vanneck (Vannek EIS Club). Other clients include Find Invest Grow, New Model Venture Capital and Digital Catapult.

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