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One of our paralegals, Matthew’s job is to help investigate then build the best possible claim cases for our customers.


Background

Matthew joined our legal advice brand National Accident Helpline in 2017 as a claims advisor, moving over to National Accident Law in 2020. A graduate in drama and acting from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Matthew has strong experience in the personal injury advice sector.

Skills

Coming from a customer service background, legal services was the natural place for Matthew to develop his interest in helping people get the access to the law. Matthew’s work as a personal injury claims advisor was a strong preparation for becoming a paralegal.

Matthew’s role 

As a paralegal, Matthew supports our legal team, working with them to help build the best possible case for compensation on behalf of our customers.

He carries out certain legal tasks, including research, preparing legal documents, filing claims documentation, collecting evidence, filing documents at court, data analysis as well as giving some types of legal advice.

Outside the office

Brought up in Birmingham, Matthew now lives in Kettering with his wife. Performance is in his blood; a keen percussive guitarist, he writes and produces his own albums and enjoys playing live.

Professional qualifications

 Bachelor’s Degree in Acting at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, a PGCE in Secondary Drama and a BTEC in Performing Arts.