Matt trained at Pinsent Masons LLP where he qualified as an Infrastructure Projects and Concessions solicitor. Matt gained experience advising large contractor clients in relation to PPP and PFI projects, highway projects, offshore wind projects and large-scale development projects.

Matt moved to Town in 2021 and has since advised a broad variety of clients in respect of complex mixed-use planning applications, section 106 agreements, minerals applications, planning appeal proceedings and judicial reviews proceedings. He also advises on CIL, environmental impact assessments, highways law and compulsory purchase.


St William Homes
Negotiating section 106 agreement, CIL agreement and deed of indemnity for a mixed-use development on an existing gasholder site in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Advising CIT in relation to planning strategy for two office developments in the London Borough of Islington, negotiating section 106 agreements and securing planning consent.

Galliard Homes
Negotiating section 106 agreements in relation to residential-led developments in Birmingham.

Legal & General
Providing strategic advice in relation to land draw down requirements and managing site-wide planning compliance for large development site. Advising L&G in relation to water neutrality, third party ownership and CIL issues.

Pocket Living
Providing planning advice and negotiating section 106 agreements on a number of 100% affordable residential schemes.

London City Airport
Advising the airport in relation to its latest planning application for development.

Compulsory Purchase
Completing deeds of advance payment and providing legal advice throughout compulsory purchase compensation matters.

Canary Wharf Group
Advising Canary Wharf Group in relation to a ‘drop-in’ student accommodation application within the context of a wider masterplan outline planning permission.

Advising Art-Invest in relation to securing planning permission for a large commercial development in Canada Water. Negotiating a complex section 106 agreement, navigating the relevance of third-party land.

Advising Platform_ in relation to planning applications for large build to rent led development in Milton Keynes and Leeds.

Manchester Airports Group
Advising MAG in relation to planning matters and section 106 agreements at Manchester and Stansted airports.


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