Matthew Dickerson

Matthew Dickerson

New York P +1 (212) 415-9277 London P +44 (0)20 7031 3700


Matthew helps businesses achieve their strategic and commercial goals through advice on a broad range of international corporate and M&A transactions.

Matthew is a corporate attorney with extensive experience representing U.S. and international companies, partnerships, investment funds and entrepreneurs on a variety of corporate finance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Dorsey in February 2022, Matthew was an associate in the New York and London offices of a global law firm, predominantly advising Chinese, Australian and British corporate clients on high-profile international transactions. Matthew also undertook substantial client secondments where he gave corporate and commercial advice to FTSE 100 and ASX-listed real estate companies.

Education & Admissions

Brooklyn Law School (Master of Laws (Certificate in Business Law), 2018), magna cum laude

BPP University (M.A. LPC with Business, 2013), With Merit

University of Warwick (B.A. (Hons.) Law and Business Studies, 2008)


  • New York
  • England & Wales


Representative Experience

  • Manara Minerals in a deal to acquire 10% of Vale Base Metals Limited, the holding entity of Vale SA’s energy transition metals business
  • Advised Warburg Pincus LLC and certain of its affiliates in connection with ongoing portfolio company matters.
  • Advised The Coca-Cola Company with respect to the complex reorganization of Coca-Cola Bottlers Manufacturing Holdings Limited.
  • Advised Bank of China Limited in connection with ongoing corporate matters.
  • Advised a large US software company on its sale by way of merger to a large private equity firm.
  • Advised a B2B technology services company headquartered in the UK on its acquisition of a US business unit.
  • Advised the special committee of the board of a Cayman Islands company listed on the NASDAQ in its going-private transaction.
  • Advised a Chinese institutional investor in its PIPE investment into a SPAC listed on the NASDAQ.
  • Advised Westfield on its £1.75 billion joint venture in respect of the Westfield Stratford City development, its £1.05 billion joint venture regarding the Merry Hill Shopping Centre, and its joint venture for a £1 billion redevelopment of Croydon retail centre, all in England, UK.
  • Advised a UK investment fund on its cross-border management incentive program.
  • Advised a broad range of Chinese clients across a range of sectors on proposed US inbound investments and acquisitions, with particular focus on CFIUS analysis and regulatory risk mitigation.

Industries & Practices

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • China
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Europe
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Technology
Matthew Dickerson