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Stephen Mathews



Mathews Stephen
Stephen Mathews



Stephen has experience in a wide range of commercial and corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, transactions involving financial institutions, joint ventures, restructurings and transactions involving partnerships and LLPs.

He frequently advises on cross-border as well as UK-based transactions and has also spent 18 months on secondment to Allen & Overy's Tokyo office.
Stephen has particular expertise in relation to: 
mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures;
transactions involving financial institutions, including asset managers, insurance companies and banks; 
transactions involving partnerships and LLPs; and 
the corporate/equity aspects of restructurings.

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1998


MA, Modern History, Worcester College, Oxford University, 1994

CPE, The College Of Law, London, 1995

LPC, The College Of Law, London, 1996

Experience highlights

Published work

Contributor to "A Practitioner's Guide to the Financial Services Authority"

Listing Regime 2007/8, 2008/9 and 2009/10 editions