01604 210 979

Specialist areas
Adoption Act Proceedings
Care Proceedings
Children Act Proceedings
Domestic Violence

Profile
Matthew is known for his client care, approachability and adeptness at dealing with clients with cognitive limitations or mental health difficulties. His attention to detail, extensive preparation and willingness to go the extra mile are appreciated by professional and lay clients alike. Matthew honed these skills during his time assisting in death row appeals cases in Austin, Texas, prior to commencing his career at the Bar.

Matthew acts on behalf of local authorities, parents, children’s guardians, competent children and intervenors in a wide range of cases:

• Sexual abuse
• Chronic neglect
• Mental Health
• Drug and alcohol abuse (including FDAC proceedings)
• Adoption
• Special Guardianship
• Domestic Violence
• Child arrangements disputes, including intractable contact disputes

Education
University:
Law with American Law LLB Hons – University of Nottingham (2016)

Law School:
BPTC – Nottingham Law School (2017)

Memberships
Family Law Bar Association
Inner Temple

What our clients are saying
“Matthew is a very diligent and hardworking advocate. Matthew is very organised, knowledgeable and is able to handle complex matters effectively. While Matthew is a Junior advocate, he is very mature and is well beyond his years. I look forward to instructing him in future matters.”

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