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Stephen Matthew



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Stephen is a consultant in our government and infrastructure team with over 30 years’ experience. Recognised for his knowledge and experience in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories, Stephen advises public bodies and others on major procurements and projects, notably those involving outsourcing, regeneration and housing schemes.

Having been an in-house local government senior officer, he understands how the public sector works and gives valuable insight. He is praised in directories for his deep understanding of the sector and for having an astute, robust and pragmatic approach.

Stephen advises clients on major projects where strategic thinking is required and works with and alongside the multi-disciplinary teams involved. Recent projects have included joint ventures between public bodies and private sector developers to deliver town centre regeneration as well as enabling the delivery of public benefit – whether education facilities or affordable homes.

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Winchester City Council

Advising the Council on its regeneration of central Winchester and the procurement of a development partner.

Kent County Council

Working with the Council on the outsourcing of its facilities management requirements for the entire property estate.

Oasis Community Learning

Helping this multi-academy trust on a project to redevelop a key school site in London.

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Supporting the Trust on its planned joint venture to deliver the redevelopment of two significant surplus sites for housing and key worker accommodation.