Matthew obtained experience within two respected family law departments in the South West prior to joining Wansboughs, obtaining positive client feedback and praise for his work in this area. Matthew is well equipped to advise on our full range of private family law matters and has a particular interest in dealing with the financial aspects following divorce and complex child arrangement disputes. 

Matthew is a pragmatic and forward-thinking solicitor, with the ability to recognise the individual needs of every client. He is also known for his willingness to go the extra mile for clients. Matthew is a member of Resolution.

Areas of expertise Matthew’s experience includes advice relating to: 
  • Divorce and legal separation 
  • Pre Nuptial, Post Nuptial and Separation agreements 
  • Financial Consent Orders 
  • Financial relief proceedings 
  • Enforcement applications 
  • Cohabitation agreements 
  • Child Arrangements Orders 
  • Relocation of children 
  • Parental Responsibility – general advice and disputes (Specific Issue Order applications) 
  • Parenting agreements

Route to Law

Matthew completed his legal training within the public sector, during which time he spearheaded a number of successful appeals for the Local Authority and gained a wide range of valuable experience. Since qualification in 2016, Matthew has specialised exclusively in private family law matters.

Personal Interests

Matthew enjoys spending quality time with his family, keeping fit, travelling and sports.


Matthew is a member of Resolution

“Matthew, thank you so very much for all your help and support. You are amazing at what you do and I’m very grateful.”
February 2019