Matt is a Partner in the litigation team. You can call Matt on 01843 269302.
Matt originally trained as a barrister and was awarded a major scholarship, namely the Harmsworth, from the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. After being Called to the Bar, Matt spent time working in house for a national building society and then conducting advocacy daily in the City and then all of the county courts between Dover and Cornwall.
Fancying a change, Matt had a successful time as university lecturer and taught undergraduate and postgraduate law at the University of Portsmouth. Subjects Matt taught included land law, evidence, advocacy, tort, and contract. Matt was also published in the Journal for the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
After stopping teaching, Matt worked in a Legal 500 litigation team in the West Country on cases that were before the Court of Appeal and also submitted to the European Court of Human Rights.
Matt specialises in property litigation, debt recovery and injunctive relief but is more than comfortable and experienced with all areas of civil litigation that can affect a client whether personally or in business.
Matt has experience of running cases valued from a few thousand up to a few million and pretty much every in between.
Matt is also involved with giving back to the next generation of lawyers and so created, and organises each year, the Boys & Maughan Civil Advocacy Competition in conjunction with the University of Kent’s Law School.
Matt’s approachability and no-nonsense attitude has endeared him to his loyal client base.
Click on the links for examples of Matt Champ's work
- A heart-warming story of how Matt built a great relationship with his clients, saving them over £500k and enabling them to keep their family home
- Are new mobile phone network masts set to become an issue for you as the new 5G network is rolled out or do you have a problem with a current mast? Matt is an expert in this area of law
- Successfully resisting an application by a utility company to obtain a warrant of entry onto a client's land.