Head of Serious Injury - North
I always take a proactive approach to litigation and fight hard for justice for the injured and traumatised individuals that I represent.
Get to know Matthew
I began my career in law in 1998, working at Slater and Gordon, and qualified as a solicitor in 2004. I’m now a principal lawyer and head of the serious injury department in the North.
I’ve specialised in personal injury for the whole of my career and have specific expertise in accidents and illness suffered at work as well as occupational stress and military claims.
My expertise has helped claimants secure substantial compensation payments and rehabilitation for a range of devastating accidents involving fatal injury, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation and post-traumatic stress disorder.
I also manage relationships with many of our trade union and Police Federation partners.
Matthew is incredibly down to earth and straightforward and is one of the best lawyers I work with. Testimonial from a barrister (for Matthew Tomlinson)
Matthew has a good manner, makes informed decisions, displays good judgment and clients like him. Testimonial from a case manager (for Matthew Tomlinson)
Nothing was too much trouble for Matt. He always explained things and made sure I understood everything. I was delighted with the settlement he secured on what I know was a very challenging case. Client testimonial (for Matthew Tomlinson)
I’ve had many career highlights over the years, but most recently include securing large settlements for:
The 2023 edition of the guide states: "Matthew Tomlinson could not have been more approachable, professional and skilled in communication."
Earlier in my career, I also won ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ at the 2010 Personal Injury Awards.
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