Matthew’s expertise includes:

  • disputes with HMRC in relation to all UK taxes
  • litigation in the tax tribunal and higher courts
  • alternative dispute resolution and mediation
  • judicial review actions against HMRC
  • managing group litigation claims against HMRC


Matthew’s recent work includes agreed settlement on major transfer pricing and intra-group financing disputes, successful appeals against CGT on business disposals and resolving complex VAT disputes affecting a range of Fintech companies. Other experience includes advising clients on PAYE/NIC disputes, judicial review actions against HMRC and tax penalty assessments.


Before joining Stewarts, Matthew worked in the specialist tax disputes teams at RPC and PwC before helping set up a new tax disputes service line at Osborne Clarke.

Accreditations and Memberships

Solicitor, England and Wales


Matthew enjoys hiking in the UK countryside and pub quizzes.