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Qualifications

LL.B Law with Politics (Hons) Keele University 2007
Bar Vocational Course, Cardiff University 2008
PGCE-Post Compulsory Education, University of Wales, Newport 2012
HEA Fellowship 2017
Barrister (Non-Practicing)

About

Matt was called to the Bar in 2008 following successful completion of the Bar Vocational Course. Following the BVC, Matt worked for a short period as a Legal Advisor for Trading Standards before moving to New Law Solicitors in 2009.

Matt joined USW as a Lecturer in Law in 2013 after completing his PGCE in Post-16 Education.

Matt currently teaches Contract Law, Sports Law and Learning through the Workplace on the LL.B as well as Law of Obligations and International Sports Law on the LL.M. He is also Course Leader for the Certificate in Higher Education Legal Studies course which is delivered in Coleg Gwent, Newport, Bridgend College and Blackburn College.

In January 2018, Matt started a part-time, distance-learning LL.M in International Sports Law in Practice at Sheffield Hallam University. Matt is hoping to complete the course in 2020 before commencing his PhD.

Experience

Course Leader for the Cert HE in Legal Studies

Module Leader for Contract & Problem Solving, Legal Rights, Skills & Methods, Learning Through the Workplace, Sports Law, and International Sports Law.

School lead for marketing and recruitment.

Responsibilities

Course Leader for Foundation Degree in Paralegal Studies

Module Leader for Contract & Problem Solving, Sports Law, Business & Corporate Law, Learning Through the Workplace, International Sports Law (Level 7), Law of Obligations (Level 7).

Head of Marketing & Recruitment Committee for Law

School of Law Liaison Officer for Schools & Colleges

Memberships

Middle Temple Inn of Court, London

Research

Matt’s research interests are primarily in sports law with a particular emphasis on contractual and commercial obligations in sport, secondary impact syndrome in sport and anti-doping.

Areas of Expertise

Contract Law & Sports Law

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