Matthew qualified as a solicitor in 2008. Prior to joining Pogust Goodhead in January 2022, he spent eight years working with the Tier 1 ranked product liability team at Irwin Mitchell representing individuals injured by defective medical and consumer products.
Notable cases Matthew has worked on include the metal on metal hips litigation, in which he was appointed to the Claimant steering committee for claimants affected by Zimmer hips; trans-vaginal mesh; a range of consumer product claims and various clinical negligence group claims.
Matthew is a past secretary of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers product liability special interest group and has been named in Chambers and Partners and/or the Legal 500 since 2018, including as an ‘associate to watch’.
Matthew’s current caseload includes leading emissions claims involving the alleged use of ‘defeat devices’ against two multinational car manufacturers and Competition Act claims against various musical instrument manufacturers arising from alleged retail price management activity.
Areas of Expertise
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
College of Law
Solicitor, Associate: Irwin Mitchell LLP
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