Matt Peel has a broad, multidisciplinary real estate practice having acted for a range of clients from listed property companies, developers, operators, private equity, mainstream and alternative lenders, and investment managers across all asset classes. Examples of his work include acting for more than a decade on Great Portland Estate's Hanover Square development scheme above the Crossrail station at Bond Street, including a joint venture with a sovereign fund, and advising the management of Retirement Villages Group on the disposal of the business and national portfolio of properties to AXA IM.
Matt has built a leading reputation in the senior living and health care real estate sector having acted for a number of the major developers/operators in the United Kingdom, including Riverstone, which is backed by Goldman Sachs. His work in this area includes leading a multidisciplinary team on the United Kingdom's largest single asset acquisition and acting for the borrower on the largest single asset financing. He also has in-depth experience in setting up and implementing operating platforms in this sector and is a founding member of the Association of Retirement Community Operators Advisory Council.
Matt is recognized in The Legal 500 UK as a "next generation partner."
- Nottingham Law School (Legal Practice Diploma 2005); University of Warwick (LL.B. 2004)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales