Matthew Lea

Areas of Responsibility:

Working in the Corporate & Commercial department since 2012, Matt predominantly acts for clients with commercial legal requirements including data protection & privacy law audits & policies, terms and conditions of sale and supply, distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements and software and licensing agreements.

Experience / Recent Projects:

Matt’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Working with multiplte companies to advise them on making themselves GDPR compliant ahead of the May 2018 deadline
  • An online clothes retailer on terms and conditions of sale and privacy policy (including liaising with French and German advisers on cross-border elements)
  • A software developer on software reseller agreement including template end-user licence agreement
  • A leading UK retailer of in-car safety systems on suite of documents including:

    i) online T&Cs for the supply of goods (B2B)
    ii) online T&Cs for the supply of goods (B2C); and
    iii) privacy policy, acceptable use policy and cookie policy.

  • A client on and drafting mobile app terms and conditions, privacy policy and cookie policy for launch of online communications app including free and paid for versions of the app; and
  • A client in connection with consumer credit application, including drafting and advising on consumer credit agreement and vulnerable customer policy.

Client Quotes

“We first approached Herrington Carmichael following a strong recommendation, with a view to renewing the legal documentation across our business. Mark and Matthew in the Corporate & Commercial Department have been invaluable – they’re knowledgeable, personable and always deliver projects on time and within budget. They’ve become a seamless extension to our business and feel part of the team.” -Gareth Woodhams, Managing Director of Woodhams Group

“Thanks so much for all of your help on our GDPR compliance. We really appreciate your efforts and it’s been a pleasure working with you, and we particularly appreciate your guiding us through such a complex topic – though I’m sure we’ll come back to you frequently with questions!” - Joshua Geller, AxiomSL

“Thanks for all your help along the way Matthew. We wouldn’t be where we are without you & your firm.” - Anthony Tiso, Avetta

“Having the best legal assistance was an essential part of becoming GDPR compliant. I was delighted with the work Herrington Carmichael undertook for us. Their employee and commercial leads helped us to complete the project on time, covering a multitude of topics, such as Data Audits, Privacy Notices and Processing agreements” - Jamie Eyton-Jones GDPR Project Manager STIHL GB

Interests and Hobbies

Matt enjoys watching rugby and walking his Bulldog-Rottweiler cross called “Nacho”.