Henry Matveieff


Henry is head of our Real Estate team in the Midlands. He joined Capsticks upon qualification as a lawyer in 2008, after training with a leading City law firm.

Henry delivers a broad range of commercial property work for healthcare clients including NHS organisations (commissioner and provider), social enterprises, national health and social care charities and GP practices.

Henry’s work includes:

  • the acquisition and disposal of development properties including complex conditional contracts 
  • third party developments
  • LIFT schemes
  • managing large scale due diligence on business sales
  • the negotiations of commercial leases
  • large scale occupancy regularisation projects
  • general landlord and tenant law including licences to alter, licences to underlet, rent reviews and wayleave agreements
  • NHS capital grant agreements and associated deeds of charge
  • Premises aspects of GP and other primary care contracts including advice on the Premises Cost Directions

Henry is also a member of West Midlands HefmA, and lectures regularly on NHS Estates issues and primary care contracting, including NHS Estatecode, the Premises Cost Directions and NHS joint ventures.

Notable projects
  • Acting for Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust on the multi-million pound disposal of it City Hospital site to the HCA for housing as part of the government’s accelerated housing programme (2017).
  • Acted for 2gether NHS Foundation Trust in connection with its acquisition of new HQ office premises (2016).
  • Acted for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust in relation to the creation of a vanguard Multi-Speciality Community Provider (MCP) in Hampshire (2015-present).
  • Dealt with the property arrangements associated with a number of acquisitions / mergers of NHS Trusts (2014-present).
  • Acted for a private healthcare provider in relation to the development of five new radiotherapy cancer treatment centres in the UK (2014-present).
  • Jointly acting for South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS FT and the Department for Health on the three phase disposal of Shelton Hospital to a developer (2013-present).
  • Advising a national charity on the surrender of the lease of its existing headquarters and the simultaneous acquisition of a lease of its proposed new headquarter building (2013-present).
  • Led the property due diligence and Property Transfer Scheme work for 12 PCTs as part of the abolition of the PCTs and the restructure of NHS commissioning (2012—2013).
  • Led the property aspects of 6 TCS transactions; advising on the business transfer agreements and associated lease, licence and other property documentation (2010-11).
  • Acted for various PCTs on the transfer and redevelopment of around 70 properties, occupied by people with learning difficulties, to various housing providers (2008-2012).
  • Acted for Lewisham PCT on the disposal of its previous headquarters/ old hospital site (2008 -2012).
  • Acted for Tower Hamlets PCT on two separate developments of health centres by Barratt  Homes (2008-2012).

BSc Hons, Edinburgh University, Physiology, 2003

Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, 2005

Diploma in Legal Practice, 2006

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