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Associate Solicitor

Matthew Doorbar

Corporate & Commercial / Buying and Selling Businesses / Setting up and Investing in Businesses

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Matthew is a Corporate and Commercial solicitor based in the firm’s City Office, London. Matthew qualified in 2023 having trained with a City of London law firm.

Drawing from a diverse range of corporate experiences, Matthew is adept at providing legal counsel to corporations and enterprising business owners alike. His expertise spans the entire spectrum, from offering guidance to new startups embarking on their entrepreneurial voyage, to carefully steering company owners through the intricate processes of acquiring and disposing of shares in a business.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Matthew worked in securitisation transactions. During this period, he diligently assisted prominent financial institutions and banks in the issuance of securities, whilst also facilitating their access to crucial capital. The invaluable insights acquired during this time now serve as a cornerstone upon which Matthew has built his legal practice.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Matthew has a keen interest in rapidly evolving technologies such as the use of drones and artificial intelligence. In his leisure time, Matthew enjoys cooking and playing hockey.


  • Matthew possesses a wealth of experience representing both purchasers and vendors in share transactions involving companies with valuations ranging from £200,000 to £10 Million. His practice includes the creation of tailor-made share purchase agreements, always with a keen focus on safeguarding his clients’ interests. Matthew dedicates the time needed to comprehend their specific warranty and business requirements.
  • Matthew has a strong background in crafting shareholder and joint venture agreements. He is particularly adept at advising UK startups during their inception phase, offering invaluable insights into incorporation strategies and guiding them through the essential agreements required before seeking funding.
  • With a robust background in IT and data protection matters, Matthew has contributed significantly to management buyouts by drafting meticulous due diligence reviews. Furthermore, he has assisted numerous clients in formulating comprehensive privacy policies and addressing subject access requests.
  • Matthew’s in-depth knowledge and practical experience in structuring corporate loans are grounded in his involvement in high-profile securitisation transactions. He has been instrumental in supporting companies in negotiating and finalising facility agreements, loan note instruments, and declaration of trusts, consistently delivering effective solutions to meet their financing needs.

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