Matt is a real estate lawyer specialising in property litigation.
He has a wide experience of acting for landlords, developers and tenants, in particular corporate occupiers in the retail (including supermarket), financial services, transport, distribution, airline, leisure and hotel sectors.
Matt has considerable project management expertise and also manages a number of clients’ property portfolio management requirements, managing all their real estate work including transactional, property litigation, construction and planning work.
Matt has dealt recently with a number of high profile and high value disputes for a variety of clients, obtaining successful and well-received outcomes, whether through a negotiated settlement, court proceedings, arbitration or mediation.
Matt joined Shoosmiths as a partner in August 2018. He initially trained and qualified at Simmons & Simmons and then spent over 23 years at DLA Piper, having become partner there in 2003.