Matthew is a professional indemnity specialist based in our Leeds office.

Since qualifying as a solicitor, Matthew has specialised in defending claims across a wide range of professionals, including solicitors and barristers, insurance brokers, surveyors, financial, technology and construction professionals. Matthew also regularly advises insurers on policy coverage and disputes.

Matthew regularly deals with claims involving complex legal and strategic issues. He has a superb eye for detail and is adept at finding solutions for his clients.

Since 2017, Matthew has been consistently recommended in The Legal 500 for his professional liability defence work. He was a founding member of the professional liability team at a previous firm, helping to take that team to a top-tier ranking in The Legal 500.

Matthew writes and delivers training on professional indemnity insurance topics and is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Matthew has a keen interest in promoting diversity and inclusion issues. He was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Role Model Making an Impact’ category at the 2019 UK Dive In Awards, the insurance industry’s global diversity and inclusion festival.


  • Qualified in England and Wales in 2007

Market recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Professional negligence: defendant in Yorkshire and the Humber
    The Legal 500 UK 2017-2021