Matt Sanders

Matt Sanders

Group Partner

T +44 (0)1481 748 914
M +44 (0) 7781 138 037
E matt.sanders@walkersglobal.com

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Matt is a group partner based in Walkers' Guernsey office, where he is a member of the Corporate, Finance and Investment Funds Groups. Matt advises a range of clients on corporate and commercial matters, including investment fund establishment and regulation, financing transactions, corporate acquisitions and disposals, and commercial regulation. He specialises in resolving complex issues regarding Guernsey investment funds, including restructuring, highlights of which include working on the first conversion and migration of the cells of a Guernsey protected cell company to Malta.

Prior to joining AO Hall, Walkers (Guernsey) LLP's predecessor firm in 2009, Matt practised with the Business and Trust Law Group at a leading offshore firm in Guernsey.

Before moving to Guernsey, Matt practised tax law in New Zealand at Russell McVeagh, one of New Zealand’s largest commercial firms.

Admitted In:
New Zealand (not practising)

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
LLB, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

2019 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded

2018  Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) Recomended Lawyer - Guernsey 

2018 Legal 500 - (Corporate and M&A) Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

2018 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

"Matthew Sanders, practice head 'very engaged and hands-on' "

2018 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)

2018 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded

2017 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

2017 Legal 500 - (Corporate and M&A) Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

2017 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

"Matt Sanders ‘provides quality work in the funds field’."

2017 International Who's Who of Private Funds Formation Lawyers

2016 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

2016 Legal 500 - (Corporate and M&A) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey

2013 Legal 500 - “Methodical, knowledgeable and unflappable”

2012 Chambers UK - “Approachable, friendly and straight talking”

Member, Guernsey Investment Funds Association

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