Matthew practises in the area of general corporate/commercial law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance, banking and finance and corporate governance.

Matthew advises clients, from a variety of industries, on asset and share purchase and sale transactions, and equity and debt financings. He works with domestic and international companies in relation to partnerships, joint ventures, reorganizations, and corporate governance matters. Matthew also acts for lenders and borrowers in relation to secured loans, syndicated loans, and acquisition financings. He has acted for issuers and underwriters in connection with public offerings and private placements of securities.

Prior to joining the firm, Matthew worked for several years in one of the largest full-service law firms in Tokyo, Japan, where he assisted Japanese lawyers on cross-border matters and drafting international contracts.