AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Matthew joined Kings Chambers in October 2020 as the personal injury and clinical negligence pupil and was supervised by Stephen Maguire and Toby Coupe.
Matthew is now developing a broad practice within personal injury law, gaining experience of representing both Claimants and Defendants across a variety of different cases and hearing formats. Matthew has experience of acting in credit hire claims, claims involving occupiers’ liability and defective premises, personal injury claims resulting from road traffic accidents, and claims that proceed through the MOJ portal to stage 3 hearings.
Before coming to the Bar, Matthew studied Physics and Geology as an undergraduate and subsequently earned his Ph.D. in Earth Sciences and then his graduate diploma in law.
Year of Call: 2020
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
North Eastern Circuit
University of Law, Leeds: BPTC (2020) – Outstanding
BPP University Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law (2019) – Commendation
University of Cambridge (Christ’s College): Ph.D. Earth Sciences (2018)
University of Aberdeen: B.Sc. Physics & Geology (2013) – Joint Hons
The Lord Bingham Scholarship (BPTC), The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn (2020)
David Karmel Scholarship (GDL), The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn (2019)
Physics Laboratory Research Project Prize, University of Aberdeen (2013)
Edinburgh Prize, Physics, University of Aberdeen (2013)
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