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Mathew joined chambers upon the successful completion of his pupillage. His supervisors were David Rees, Leon Sartin and Mark Blackett-Ord.
Mathew has a busy contentious and non-contentious Chancery practice, with a particular emphasis on the following:
Mathew is also experienced in the field of ecclesiastical law, having appeared in the Consistory Court as sole counsel (Re St Peter Brighton  CH157/11 (22) June 2012) and as a junior (Re St Cyriac, Lacock  Bristol Const. Ct (4 December 2012)). He is available to accept instructions at all stages of the Church of England's faulty jurisdiction.
Recent/notable cases include:
Mathew is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor and other parties to contested deputyship, statutory will and estate planning applications in the Court of Protection. He also receives regular instructions to represent the Public Guardian in applications concerning Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Recent cases include:
Mathew is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and the Ecclesiastical Law Society
Mathew writes and speaks widely within his area of expertise and is a regular contributor to the Solicitors for the Elderly's newsletter.
Articles and lectures include:
Mathew read Ancient and Medieval History at the University of Birmingham, graduating top of his year with First Class Honours. After completing the GDL/CPE, Mathew was graded "Outstanding" on the Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School (formerly ICSL). He received the Terence Fitzgerald Scholarship and an accommodation award from Middle Temple and was called to the Bar in July 2011 with his Inn's Certificate of Honour.