AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Matt is an Associate at SIMPSONWIGLE LAW, who works with a diverse set of clients, from individuals just starting out in the business world to large, well-established corporate entities. His work is primarily transactional in nature, and includes but is not limited to:

  • General Commercial Contract consultation and negotiation;
  • Asset and Share Purchase transactions;
  • Drafting and negotiating Shareholders’ Agreements;
  • Drafting and negotiating Commercial Leases; and
  • Land Development and Real Estate transactions.

A TEAM APPROACH

"Being part of the SIMPSONWIGLE team allows me to take a collaborative approach, give my clients comprehensive advice, and ensure that my work reflects the highest standards of competence and ethics, using the ability that we have as a full-service firm to deal with every aspect of the law in an expert fashion.”

WHAT SETS MATT APART

Having worked his way through school, balancing multiple jobs with classes and running his own business throughout his undergraduate studies, Matt has experience across a range of industries and a genuine interest in making the law accessible to everyone.

THE BEST PART OF THE JOB

"Happy clients are probably the best part of my job. I strive to provide a high level of accessibility to my clients, whether that’s getting back to them as quickly as possible, making sure they have a full understanding of the issues at hand, or just not making the law more complicated than it needs to be. I enjoy working and connecting with people and making sure they come away with positive experiences."

ACTIVE WITHIN THE COMMUNITY

A proud new Hamiltonian, Matt balances his free time between hiking the trails with his Spanish mastiff Atticus and playing golf, squash, tennis, hockey, and volleyball. He also volunteers as a mock trial team coach with the Ontario Justice Education Network.

Admissions

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario, 2019

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Queens University, 2018
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Cognitive Neuropsychology, 2014

Associations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association

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