Matthew is an Associate in the Contested Probate Team in the Leeds office but he also covers the Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and London offices. He is a full member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

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 and accountants. Matthew is regularly the lead solicitor on high profile cases that are reported in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Reported cases

Singh v Kaur and Others [2011] EWCA Civ 1554
Nahajec v Fowle [2017] 


Insights Financial abuse of the elderly - spot the signs

A recent case highlights the concerning issue of financial abuse of the elderly. Associate Matthew Morton explains the warning signs and what can be…

Legal Directory Quote

Matthew is noted for his ability to 'straddle several areas of law and effectively provide an overview of the whole case.' Legal 500 2017

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