Matthew completed his LPC and his Masters in Legal Studies in July 2019 achieving a distinction in both at the University of Law in Bristol. He graduated from the University of Cardiff in 2015 with a first class honours degree in Law, finishing in the top 2% of his year.
Matthew held an elected position on the committee of the Cardiff Law Society and was captain of the Law Society football team.
After graduating, Matthew worked as a paralegal in Cairns, Australia, for a government pro bono legal clinic specialising in family violence within indigenous communities. During his time here, Matthew ran his own caseload and supported clients through a variety of family legal matters.
Since returning to the UK, and whilst completing his LPC, Matthew worked as a paralegal within Real Estate Law for a large internationally renowned law firm in Bristol.
Out of the office, Matthew plays a variety of sports, in particular football and running.