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Matthew Blakebrough, Associate

Matthew specialises in commercial contracts in the technology, fintech and payments sectors.

Matthew Blakebrough, Associate

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Matthew advises clients on a wide range of commercial contracts, typically in the technology, fintech and payment sectors. Matthew has expertise in emerging technologies and has spent time in industry with a major international bank, a FTSE 100 company and a leading crypto business. He has experience drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements including payment service provider (PSP) merchant agreements and software as a service (SaaS) agreements.

In his early career Matthew worked as a corporate M&A lawyer at a City law firm before spending time overseas at a top tier firm in the British Virgin Islands engaged in corporate M&A and investment funds work with a digital assets focus.

Matthew is admitted to practice in England and Wales.


  • Advising a FTSE 100 online food ordering business on its payment services and acquiring contract negotiation with a leading European payment service provider.
  • Advising a fintech company on its negotiation of a merchant agreement with a global payment service provider based in Israel.
  • Advising a major international bank on a variety of commercial agreements.