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Mr Matthew Conway

Call: 2015

Client Testimonial: "Thank you for your expertise and sensitivity ... you were a great help to me at a very stressful time"

Practice Areas

Civil

Matthew acts predominantly for the Claimant in matters of personal injury and is regularly instructed to appear at interlocutory hearings, small claims and fast track trials.

Matthew is also an accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator.

Crime

Matthew acts for both the Prosecution and Defence in all matters of criminal law. Throughout his second six he appeared in numerous trials in the Magistrates Court dealing with a wide variety of offences and conducted sentences and appeals in the Crown Court. Matthew is currently a Level 1 CPS Panel Advocate.

Family

Matthew has also been instructed on a number of private and public law child cases.

Areas of Practice

Matthew joined Chambers in September 2018 following a successful completion of his pupillage under the supervision of Mr Fraser Lindsay.

Prior to pupillage Matthew was a Legal Research Assistant working in the disclosure department on behalf of the Claimants in the "Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation". The case was one of the largest Group Litigation Orders in Europe. As well as analysing documents from a disclosure that exceeded two-hundred thousand pages, Matthew worked closely with the lead solicitors and counsel and conducted research in preparation for the drafting of statements of case and witness examinations.  

Education

Manchester Law School BPTC: Very competent

Manchester Law School GDL: Distinction

University of Manchester BA Honours, English Language: 2:1

 

Awards/ Scholarships

Awarded Baron Dr Ver Heyden De Lancey Prize (2016) Middle Temple - for best performance by a Middle Templar on the BPTC (Manchester Law School)

Melissa McDermott Scholarship - The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

UH/Blackstone's National Criminal Advocacy Competition 2014 (Winner)

Manchester Law School Criminal Mock Trial Competition 2014 (Winner)

Awarded the Oxford University Press Law Prize in 2013 -2014

 

Interests

Hiking, reading, art, music and doing his best to play the guitar and piano.

Civil

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