Matthew Barrett's practice is focused on both public and private M&A, together with fund partnership and general corporate and commercial transactions. His practice has given him experience working with clients in the real estate, technology, and defense sectors.
Matthew has worked on domestic and cross-border transactions involving listed and unlisted companies. Selected representations include: advising Goldman Sachs on the creation of its £2 billion student housing joint venture with Greystar and The Wellcome Trust; advising the Fourth Alcuin Fund (managed by Alcuin Capital Partners LLP) on its minority stake investment in Air Charter Service, a global leader in providing private aircraft charters; and advising Verint Systems on its public takeover of eg solutions plc, an enterprise workforce optimization software and services company.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course 2015; Graduate Diploma in Law 2014); University College London (B.A. in History 2013; A.C. Grayling Prize for British History)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales