Matthew Pekofsky is an associate in our Real Property & Planning Group in Montreal. His experience includes assisting clients’ with a wide range of transactions including the sale and acquisition of real property and of businesses.
Matthew is often tasked with negotiating an array of business transactions and drafting the legal documentation necessary to reflect said negotiated agreements and which meet and protect clients’ needs. Through his background in business, Matthew has developed the ability to quickly and efficiently pinpoint clients’ needs, concerns and vulnerabilities, allowing him to provide value-added legal services. Matthew’s experience includes working at another Montreal law firm where he advised and assisted mid-market clients on transactional matters, including but not limited to, real property transactions. He also worked at an international law firm’s Shanghai office where he advised and assisted multinational corporations on doing business in China.
Matthew obtained a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Juris Doctor in Common Law from Université de Montréal in 2012. During his studies at Université de Montréal, he attended a summer program at the China University of Politics and Law to study introductory Chinese law. Prior to commencing his law studies, Matthew obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Management Medal recipient) from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business in 2008. During his studies at the John Molson School of Business, he furthered his International Business studies with a year-long exchange at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Matthew was called to the Québec bar in 2013. He is an active member and director of the Lord Reading Law Society and of the MADA Community Centre.