Matt is an Associate in our top tier Corporate and Commercial team and, since joining Cains in 2014, has been involved in many of the most notable cross-border instructions to come to the Isle of Man.

He has a diverse practice and advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including, mergers and acquisitions (including the sale and purchase of financial services businesses), joint ventures and complex corporate restructurings (including company redomiciliations and court sanctioned asset transfer schemes).

Whilst the majority of his instructions are cross-border in nature, Matt also regularly assists local clients with corporate and regulatory compliance advice, in particular clients involved in the financial services and e-gaming sectors.

Matt also has experience in assisting with high value debt and equity financing transactions and regularly acts for both lenders and borrowers.

Matthew is ranked as a ‘Rising Star’ in the Corporate and Commercial category by The Legal 500 UK 2021 and as an ‘Associate to watch’ for Corporate and Finance transactions by Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021.

Clients describe Matthew as “very responsive, helpful and easy to work with” and “excellent at spotting the commercial issues and is on top of the local law requirements.” He is also praised by clients for “understanding the client’s need for succinct and timely advice.”


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