• Profile:

    Matthew is a Partner in our Corporate & Commercial team.

    He has more than 15 years’ experience, joining Brachers as a trainee in 2006 and qualifying into the Corporate Team in 2008. He was promoted to Partner in 2015.

    Matthew is ranked in the top tier for the Chambers UK 2024 legal directory for Corporate M&A in the South of England. He was named as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 2024 directory.

    His team was shortlisted for Corporate Law Firm of the Year, Deal of the Year and Private Equity/Venture Capital deal of the Year at the South East Dealmakers Awards 2021.

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    Matthew is based at our Maidstone office.

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    • Matthew is a first-class lawyer.

      Chambers & Partners 2024
    • Matthew is a joy to work with. He is knowledgeable and makes complex legal matters understandable.

      Chambers & Partners 2024
    • Matthew Simmonds is an absolute legend and his team are incredibly efficient. He has provided amazing support to us in a number of situations. He is incredibly hard working and busy, yet he is seemingly always available to receive a call or respond to an email. His reputation goes before him, and he has a formidable network and arsenal of other key professionals who add a richness to his offering.

      Legal 500 2024
    • He is responsive, quick and provides clarity for everyone involved.

      Chambers & Partners
    • It was a real pleasure to work with someone with such a quick grasp of what was required and who is 100% focused on a successful outcome.

      Chambers & Partners 2024
    • Very good bedside manner and his good relationship skills. He is very detail-oriented and is calm, collected and thoughtful.

      Chambers & Partners
    • He is enthusiastic, committed and just has the right attitude with clients.

      Chambers & Partners

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