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Gateley Legal expands Leeds office with new partner hire

Gateley Legal has expanded its Leeds office with the appointment of Matthew Brown to partner in its Restructuring team.

Matthew joins Gateley Legal from DWF where he worked as an associate partner in Restructuring for eight years. Prior to this, he was a senior associate in Restructuring at Pinsent Masons.

With over 20 years’ experience as a lawyer, Matthew is an experienced restructuring advisor to large and small companies. Matthew works at the highest level and has established an excellent network. He has particular expertise in creating and implementing solutions to help restructure companies that are struggling financially.

He has acted for a wide range of clients both large and small, including corporates companies, financial institutions, accountants, entrepreneurs, private equity investors, asset managers and more.

Matthew commented: “I was attracted to this role at Gateley Legal because of the nationally recognised Restructuring practice and the strength of the team in Leeds. The group’s forward thinking, straight talking nature and their focus on client care are just some of the reasons why the marketing leading Restructuring team are such a formidable team of experts.”

“It’s a very exciting time to join Gateley Legal as the group is growing at such a rapid rate. I look forward to taking on this new challenge and working with legal director, Matt Leech to support these ambitious growth plans.”

Andrew Johnson, partner and head of Gateley Legal’s Leeds office, said: “We are so proud of the reputation we have built in Leeds, and the appointment of Matthew is vital to our ongoing success. We are pleased to welcome him on board and are positive that he will be a real asset to us.”