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Matt Evans

Partner and Head of Manchester Office

Matt is a Partner and Head of our Manchester office, and part of our serious and catastrophic injury team. He has over 22 years’ experience helping people to claim compensation, often with complex and challenging issues.

Matt has supported many people and their families after traumatic brain injuries, helping them to access the treatment and rehabilitation they need to go on and lead fulfilled lives. He has also assisted families who have been bereaved after fatal road and workplace incidents, ensuring all the support they need is in place. Matthew also has vast experience helping people to claim compensation through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and has represented victims and bereaved families in many nationally high profile cases.

Matt understands the importance of his clients’ and their family’s wellbeing. He always strives to ensure that he makes a positive difference in their lives and is committed to achieving the very best outcome for them. Matt is approachable, honest and friendly with clients and believes that he can do the best for is client when they feel comfortable enough to open up to him about their situation and understand they can trust him.

Matt understands it is a privilege to support people and their families after a life-changing incident has affected them and to be able to help them to move forward and achieve their best outcomes.

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Professional Experience:

Career history

  • 2021 - Present: Partner and Head of Manchester Office, CFG Law
  • 2020 - 2021: Partner, CFG Law
  • 2018 – 2020: Senior Solicitor, GLP Solicitors
  • 2017 – 2018: Project Manager and Principal Lawyer, Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2016 – 2017: National Head of Fast Track Transition, Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2013 – 2015: Practice Group Leader, Personal Injury Cardiff and National Practice Development Leader (Criminal Injuries), Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2001 – 2013: Solicitor and (from 2010) Equity Partner, Fentons Solicitors LLP
  • 1998 – 2001: Solicitor, Lee Rigby Partnership


  • 1994 - 1995: Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Distinction), College of Law Chester
  • 1991 – 1994: LLB Law, University of Nottingham

Areas of expertise and memberships:

Work examples

  • Serious and catastrophic injury claims involving life changing injuries including traumatic brain injuries
  • Vast experience supporting families and loved ones after a fatal accident.

Professional interest and area(s) of expertise

  • Supervision of cases, as well as ensuring learning and development opportunities across his team.
  • Business development and team management skills.
  • Training of external organisations such as the Police forces, Victim Support and other client support organisations

Professional memberships and reputation

  • APIL accredited Senior Litigator


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