Matthew is a partner and Head of Wealth Management Services for the firm and is responsible for the development and long term strategy of the Wealth Management team.
Matthew is recognised in the legal directories for his expertise and reputation in the field of contentious probate and is a full member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). He regularly receives instructions from a wide range of clients including lay beneficiaries, professional trustees and executors, company directors, charities, financial institutions and trust corporations.
Matthew has acted in several widely publicised cases including reported cases such as:
Team head Matthew Evans attracts praise for his ‘incomparable knowledge of the law and tenacious approach to litigation’.
Legal 500 2017
The ‘astute’ Matthew Evans is ‘sensible and calm in the midst of highly heated litigation’.
Legal 500 2017
“He thinks very carefully about cases and knows exactly what’s involved. He has good balance and judgement on the basis of a case.”
Chambers UK 2017
‘Efficient and knowledgeable’ team head Matthew Evans has particular strength in contentious agricultural probate matters.
Legal 500, 2016
Matthew Evans deals exclusively with contentious probate issues. Sources say he“is extremely efficient and easy to deal with, and works very hard.”
Chambers UK 2015
What do you love most about your job?
Firstly, that no two cases are the same and, secondly, the wide array of people I get to meet.
What do you like to do outside work?
Attend gigs, read, spend time with my family.