Matthew joined Weightmans in 2004 and became a Partner in 2013.
His principal work is on landlord and tenant matters but he also advises on property acquisitions and disposals with a specialism in negotiating overage, forward sale claw back and anti-embarrassment provisions for both private and public sector bodies.
Matthew is Weightmans' national head of retail complimenting his work within the transport and logistics sector. He has expertise in the delivery of client contracts and projects, ensuring both Weightmans and the client's own key performance indicators are met through bespoke IT solutions. He is involved in the day to day running and development of Weightmans’ ‘Property View’ product which enables our teams, whatever the practice area, to deliver an excellent service and to capture, measure and report on those items which are important to the client.
He is on the Property advisory board for the UK Warehousing Association which enables him to have a greater understanding of the issues clients face and provide pragmatic advice across on property issues across the whole of the supply chain.
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