Matt graduated from the University of Exeter in 2017 with a 2.1 in a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Degree, and has more recently achieved his Legal Practice Qualification and MSc in Law, Business and Management from the University of Law.
Matt joined Samuels Solicitors in August 2018 as a Paralegal but quickly secured a training contract, Matt qualified as a solicitor in 2020.
Since joining Samuels, Matt has been dealing with defamation matters alongside Judith Thompson and professional negligence matters alongside Jan Samuel. Matt will continue to work with the litigation team, also dealing with complex commercial disputes, boundary disputes and claims against builders, for the time being.
During his time as a trainee, Matt has already overseen a defamation claim that reached a trial at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
Matt has already had several excellent reviews online from clients who have appreciated his calm and considered advice, and great attention to detail, when dealing with their cases.
In his spare time, Matt is a Muay Thai competitor and trainer and enjoys hanging out with friends and visiting his family in Belgium. Matt has a good working knowledge of German and French.
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