Matthew Skeels - Solicitor - Private Client Team

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Matthew joined the firm in 2016 having qualified as a Solicitor in 2013. Previously, he  dealt with personal injury cases but joined Brown Turner Ross to specialise in non-contentious matters and joined the growing private client team. He graduated with a Law degree from Chester University and has proved to be a very welcome addition to the Firm.

Matthew specialises in all areas of Private Client work, including:-

  • Administration of estates
  • Administration of Trusts
  • Court of Protection work -  including Deputyships
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Wills and Estate planning

Personal Background

Away from the office Matthew enjoys

  • football 
  • rugby
  • socialising 
  • music

More about Matthew

What did you want to be before you grew up?

A footballer.

What would be your Desert Island book?

Bear Grylls - Mission Survive.

Who would be your 3 perfect dinner guests?

David Jason, Kael Pilkington & Jessica Alba.

If you could go back in time what period would you choose?

As a music lover I would choose the 1960's as for me that was the most innovative decade for music. I would love to have seen The Beatles, The Rolling Stones & Jimi Hendrix in their prime.

What has been your most embarrassing moment?

Standing with a client holding a cup of coffee blissfully unaware that my tie was in the coffee!

What is your guilty pleasure?

London No 1 Gin.

Who would play you in a film?

James Blunt as I am told we look alike!