Matt has over 20 years' experience advising multinational and UK businesses on complex UK and EU competition law matters and UK national security filings. He coordinates transaction filing strategies across multiple jurisdictions and represents clients before the Competition & Markets Authority and European Commission, guiding them through both phase 1 and phase 2 merger control procedures.

Matt's experience spans both public and private deals, private equity and venture capital investments and joint ventures. Matt has considerable experience advising clients on foreign direct investment filings and leading discussions with the UK government on national security related matters.

On behavioural matters, Matt represents clients in anti-trust investigations, market investigations, sector enquiries and State aid/subsidy control matters. Matt is experienced helping clients develop European distribution models that comply with the rules on active and passive sales whilst protecting brand values.

Matt has considerable experience advising clients in industrials, consumer goods, life sciences, transport, real estate, media, technology and energy sectors.

Matt is a former chair of the competition section of the Law Society of England and Wales (2020) and at his previous firm was global co-chair of the LGBTQ+ committee. Matt Evans is “pragmatic” and "excellent both technically and in terms of client skills" Chambers, UK 2022 and 2021.