Matthew qualified in 2004 after training in Colchester and London for a Blue Chip company. Matthew then moved to Chelmsford where he commenced work with a large multidisciplinary firm.

Matthew represents clients in relation to a full range of criminal offences from criminal damage to murder. He also represents those accused of animal cruelty, benefit fraud and Road Traffic Offences.
Matthew is a Youth Court specialist regularly defending young people at local youth courts in Essex.

Matthew has written "A day in the life of : a criminal solicitor" piece for legal aid watch.

Matthew is a Higher Court Advocate.