Matthew is Head of Litigation and has a vast range of expertise in litigation having obtained over 10 years’ experience in a large national practice based in the North of England. Before taking up his position with Robert G. Sinclair Matthew worked for a litigation firm in Belfast.
During his time in England Matthew dealt with all aspects of litigation ranging from standard whiplash claims through to claims that settled in excess of £1 million. He has provided advice and training to various insurance companies and dealt with numerous complex insurance disputes. During his time in England Matthew managed a large team of Solicitors.
As well as this Matthew has represented individuals that have been involved in a range of accidents and has a particular interest in the psychological injuries that are suffered and the treatment that is required. Matthew is a strong advocate for treatment such as CBT and EMDR as opposed to simply medication, and has and will continue to try and make the Northern Ireland Judiciary share this viewpoint.
Matthew leads our Litigation Team servicing clients from large corporate institutions to local businesses and individuals, ensuring that their best interests are protected no matter the size of case.
Matthew has a strong desire to get the best results for his clients and is keen to use alternative forms of dispute resolution to keep both costs and stress to a minimum.
Matthew was the solicitor that dealt with one of the largest ever Clinical Negligence cases in Northern Irelands history, it was commented at the time that the proactive approach along with modern techniques that Matthew used meant that the settlement achieved was one of the largest ever in this jurisdiction. Matthew has dealt with all types of litigation from road traffic accidents to large clinical negligence cases and always puts the client’s needs first.