Matthew Blakebrough Solicitor
Matthew is a Solicitor working in the Corporate team, based in London.
Main areas of practice
Matthew is engaged in a wide range of corporate work, including exit strategies, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture companies and fundraising.
Matthew also has experience in the banking and finance, commercial, real estate, litigation and professional regulatory practice areas.
- Completion of a tech company's £11m share sale and re-finance
- Seconded to Deutsche Bank AG's commercial IP & IT legal team
Blockchain Week returned to London last month. The 2018 edition had been dominated by much media fanfare given the surging value of cryptocurrencies and flood of ICO fundraising and investing. It is fair to say that a lot has changed in a year.
Clearbank, Monzo, Revolut, Starling and Tandem; if you haven't heard of these, you soon will as they represent 5 of the most successful digital challenger banks of 2018, all of whom have just been ranked in LinkedIn's Top UK Startups 2018.
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), and their tokens, have changed dramatically during the course of 2018.
Articles by Matthew
It has been acknowledged that SMEs are the heartbeat of this country’s economy representing approximately 99% of all UK private sector businesses. When people talk of SMEs, there is a tendency to think of them in terms of the corner shop.
Three days after the value of a cryptocurrency based on a Japanese dog internet meme broke the $2bn mark, I am looking at the future applications of blockchain (the technology underpinning all major cryptocurrencies) on company valuations and beyond.
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Blake Morgan's Corporate team acted for the shareholders of Templegate Electrical Supplies Limited, in connection with the sale to Morris Mclellan Limited, a member of the JW Morris Group.
Symrise AG has strengthened its position in the British market segment for beverages with the acquisition of Cobell, the number one supplier of juices.