Matthew Hamilton-Foyn’s practice focuses on international corporate transactions, particularly cross-border mergers and acquisitions. 

He also advises on general corporate and commercial matters.

Matthew joined the firm in 2011. Matthew has particular experience in UK public transactions having served for two years as a Case Officer at the UK Takeover Panel. During his time at the Panel, Matthew regulated over two hundred public takeovers, investigations and other transactions governed by the UK Takeover Code, including Royal Dutch Shell’s takeover of BG Group, Aviva’s takeover of Friends Life Group and the hostile takeover of Songbird Estates and Canary Wharf Group by the Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield Property Partners.


Notable Experience

  • Seconded to the UK Takeover Panel from March 2014 to March 2016

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Selected Activities

  • Awarded the British Psychological Society’s award for undergraduate psychology