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  • Matthew Chipperfield-Taylor
    Matthew Chipperfield-Taylor
    Year of Call: 2017
Matthew Chipperfield-Taylor
Year of Call: 2017

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Year of Call: 2017
Inn of Court: Inner Temple
Education: Bar Professional Training Course; Nottingham Law School (Outstanding), LLB Law with American Law; University of Nottingham


Scholarships & Awards:
Allen Levy Award – Inner Temple
Exhibition Scholarship – Inner Temple
Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award – Inner Temple
Otto and Sadie Rix Scholarship, Pupillage Award – Inner Temple
Taylor Prize for Best Overall – Nottingham Law School
Alastair Munt Memorial Advocacy Prize – Nottingham Law School

Matthew commenced pupillage in April 2018 under the supervision of Elizabeth Gooderham where he has gained extensive experience in all types of family law matters, both public and private law proceedings. Matthew has also spent time in the Royal Courts of Justice and the Magistrates’ Court with other members of chambers.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Matthew worked on capital punishment appeals cases in Austin, Texas. His work involved collating, compiling and sourcing primary evidence which was then analysed and presented in a petition to Federal Court. Matthew conducted conferences with the clients, supported and aided multiple Defence Attorneys and drafted various documents for submission to Court. Matthew has also spent time assisting a Pro Bono clinic for clients undertaking employment tribunals.

Matthew now receives instructions under the supervision of Lianne Murphy in all areas of family law, including both public and private law children proceedings, injunctions under the Family Law Act 1996. Matthew also accepts instructions in relation to small claims civil matters and on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service.

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