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Matthew graduated with a law and business studies degree before working in London for the Crown Prosecution Service. In January 1991, he joined Goughs and then completed his Law Society finals at the University of the West of England, Bristol. After completing his training with the firm, Matthew became a Partner in 1999.
As head of Goughs Family Department, Matthew specialises in complex, high value ancillary relief cases following on from divorce and separation. He also has a great deal of experience in private law Children Act cases, particularly acting for parents in relation to contact and residence problems.
Matthew is also a member of Resolution, a group committed to resolving family disputes in as non-confrontational manner as possible. He qualified as a Collaborative Lawyer in November 2007, which enables him to pursue the collaborative law approach, which attempts to resolve disputes between parties by round the table negotiations, rather than court proceedings.