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Associate Solicitor

Matthew Smith

Diploma in Legal Practice with commendation

LLB (Hons)

Matt is an Associate and Solicitor within our Clinical Negligence Department. Having qualified in 2005, Matt has specialised solely in Clinical Negligence for over a decade, covering the full remit of clinical negligence matters.

As part of his role, Matt currently leads a small team who, as well as having their own caseload, support the Clinical Negligence Department by providing case planning and supervisory support in more difficult matters.

Matt usually handles claims of the utmost severity, including brain injuries suffered at birth, strokes, fatal claims and all other catastrophic injuries, and has settled claims of a value fully capitalised in excess of £20m.

A long-term member of APIL, Matt has been recognised by the Law Society and has previously been named as a Key Lawyer in the Legal 500. 


Notable Cases

  • Achieved a JSM settlement in excess of £250,000
  • Conducted of Cerebral Palsy and stroke claims with damages worth in excess of £1million
  • Multiple six and seven figure settlements at JSM and mediation achieved

Matthew's expertise

Brain injuries suffered at birth

Stroke Claims

Fatal claims

Matthew's Web Presence


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