Matthew qualified as a lawyer in April 2013 and has a strong academic background, having obtained a distinction in his Legal Practice Course. He is well-regarded for his negotiation, advocacy, and case-analysis skills, drawing upon his previous experience as a Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
Matthew’s clients range vary from charities, start-up companies to multi-nationals and senior executives. Matthew’s clients praise his “extremely professional advice”, “guidance and knowledge” and his “determination” to resolve matters in often “difficult circumstances.” (source: client letters).
Matthew’s recent cases include:
- successfully striking out a spurious Employment Tribunal claim
- negotiating a substantial exit package for a senior executive after a breakdown in working relationships at board level
- resolving a complex and historical sexual harassment dispute
- assisting an employer in dismissing a long-standing employee for gross misconduct
- providing employment support upon the sale of a business
- negotiating a significant enhancement to a proposed settlement agreement.