Matthew MortonPrincipal Associate
Clients love him because he has a gentle manner but really knows what he's talking about, and he has good judgement. He is quite a force.Chambers & Partners High Net Worth 2021
Matthew is a very careful and hard-working contentious probate lawyer.Chambers & Partners High Net Worth 2021
Matthew Morton is kind, sensitive and approachable. He is also immensely knowledgeable in his area of law.Legal 500 2021
Thank you so much for all your hard work, help and support in such difficult circumstances, you have always been so kind and patient with me and to have your understanding and support was incredible, thank you.Anonymous client
Matthew is the national head of the Disputed Wills, Trusts and Estates team. He covers the Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Newcastle offices. He is a full member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and is recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a leading individual in this area of law.
Matthew is experienced in disputes involving the administration of estates, will validity claims, proprietary estoppel, Inheritance Act claims and also disputes involving trustees, executors and beneficiaries.
Matthew is regularly instructed by a number of well-known charities for his specialist knowledge in contentious trust and estate disputes and also receives instructions from solicitors, barristers and accountants. Matthew is regularly the lead solicitor on high profile cases that are reported in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Matthew is the co-author of the chapter on Inheritance Act claims in the 2020 Edition of the Resolution Family Law Handbook
Singh v Kaur and Others  EWCA Civ 1554
Nahajec v Fowle 
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