Matthew Handley

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Matthew joined JMW in July 2018. Matthew is an experienced litigator, who prides himself on his frank but approachable demeanour.

Matthew has specialised in Family Law for over a decade and assists a vast range of clients from diverse backgrounds based in the UK and abroad. Matthew’s interest in family law stems from university when he was awarded the family law module prize for the best performance in his cohort.

Matthew undertakes all aspects of family law work but has particular experience in dealing with Financial Provision upon the breakdown of a relationship and regularly deals with cases for high-net-worth individuals involving all forms of assets, including businesses, trusts, pensions as well as assets outside the jurisdiction.

Matthew also regularly undertakes complex Children Act proceedings involving contested private law proceedings regarding all aspects of a child’s upbringing including applications by parents to relocate with their children outside the UK.

Working out of Manchester and London, Matthew also takes on a considerable amount of work in the Midlands, having built up a significant professional network in the region where he first qualified. Matthew is available for meetings nationally.