Matthew Shakesheff
      • Matthew Shakesheff
      • Director (HCB Solicitors Ltd)
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    Matthew Shakesheff

    Director (HCB Solicitors Ltd)

    Areas of Expertise – Corporate and Commercial Law

    • Company Restructuring
    • Acquisition and disposals
    • Exit strategies
    • Share schemes
    • Commercial agreements
    • Franchises
    • Directors Service Contracts, employment contracts and staff handbooks.

    Matt's commercial background prior to his legal training means that he understands what businesses really need. When time is of the essence, he delivers....If you are looking for a truly commercially-minded lawyer and not a stuffed-shirt, Matt is your man!”

    “Matt was very knowledgeable about Franchising and Franchise agreements. He showed a real understanding of my business and the issues involved. He was extremely professional whilst being friendly and down to earth at all times. He is a definite 'find' and I will work with him again if I need legal advice”


    Having carved out a successful career for over a decade within the motor trade Matt is acutely aware of the need to maintain client relationships in a competitive legal market and with his commercial experience is perfectly placed to understand the needs of his clients.


    Matt advises a wide range of SME’s and Owner Managed Companies as well as large corporate companies including national franchises.

    Case studies   

    • Corporate restructure of medical services providers throughout the UK;
    • Acquisition of a number of car dealer franchises; and
    • Advised on the purchase of a large national telecoms provider.
    • He is bright, warm and engaging, but underneath he is razor-sharp and masterful in negotiations