About Matthew Feargrieve

Matthew Feargrieve Expertise

Matthew Feargrieve advises investment fund managers and investors on all aspects of fund management and maintenance. He also advises family offices, wealthy individuals (UHNW) and fund service providers on a range of corporate and commercial matters.

Matthew Feargrieve assists corporations of all sizes and in a variety of sectors with the documentation and implementation of commercial transactions and projects, as well as key transactional documentation, including: 

• share purchase/sale agreements
• asset acquisition/disposal agreements
• joint venture & shareholder agreements

in addition to supporting documentation such as:
• MoUs
• service agreements
• side letters
• non-compete agreements
• non-disclosure agreements
• board papers
• general meeting papers

Matthew Feargrieve solicitor lawyer appointed by Withers LLP to establish European investment funds practice

Investment Vehicles: Domicile choice
Matthew Feargrieve analyses the legal and regulatory needs that drive fund structure and domicile choice, such as strategy, liquidity profile and target investor base.
Investment Structures: Implementation
Matthew Feargrieve provides advice and solutions to managers of investment structures in all key fund domiciles, prepares the key fund documentation (such as the offering document) and reviews the principal service agreements (investment management, investment advisory, adminstration and prime brokerage).
Investment Funds: Liquidity Management
Matthew Feargrieve advises fund managers on key liquidity management techniques throughout the lifecycle of the fund, such as gates, suspensions and lock-ups.
Advice to Fund Investors
When not acting for the fund’s manager, Matthew Feargrieve can advise investors in the fund on matters such as investment due diligence, side letters and disputes with the manager.