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Matthew Claxson Principal Lawyer, Personal Injury

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Matthew is a Personal Injury Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in London.

He works in all areas of personal injury but specialises in serious injury and fatal road traffic accident claims.

Most of these litigations involve serious injuries and can be technically challenging but Matthew is skilled in helping his clients navigate the complexities both at preliminary case management hearings in the High Court and at Inquests.

He always seeks for his client to receive early access to rehabilitation to assist with their recovery from injury and works with dedicated medical and treatment professionals to ensure they get the best care. 

Matthew also works closely with a number of leading national charities and regularly contributes to articles on road safety.


Career history

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon
  • 2007 - 2013 Fentons Solicitors
  • Henley Business School 
  • College of Law, Guildford
  • University of Lincolnshire

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Member of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
  • Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists
  • Member of the City of London Law Society

Recent Testimonials for Matthew Claxson

“I am pleased to hear that the case has been finalised and my mother and I can move on with the next stage of my father's rehabilitation. Many thanks to you and your professional team for making this outcome possible.”

GAB, London

“I would like to thank you for sorting out this claim, which was not straightforward. I think we arrived at a good outcome and the process was not too onerous or stressful. Your persistence in pursuing various avenues clearly paid off.”

M. Casale, Bucks

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