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Matthew Taylor


Matt Taylor is a specialist in Criminal and Regulatory law regularly involved in the Regions most significant regulatory criminal cases:

Matt is a founding Partner of THB, having previously worked in the region as a Criminal Duty Solicitor. He qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and first reached partner level 1997.

Matt provides a balanced, rounded and pragmatic service to his clients. Clients benefit from a wealth of experience in advising clients as well as representing them in court, including many sensitive or indeed high profile cases. His clients range from individuals to large businesses and public sector organisations, and across a wide variety of market sectors.

Matt’s has significant experience in dealing with criminal work for both prosecution and defence. He provides a service to clients from large businesses to individuals providing advice and advocacy for inquests, prosecutions, appeals, related public law matters and non-contentious advice.

Matt is an experienced advocate and has significant experience across the Criminal Court, Coroners Court and Employment Tribunal. He has been re-appointed to the Regulatory List of Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law.

Matt Taylor has specialised in health & safety law for more than fifteen years, and has represented clients in numerous fatal accident cases including criminal and civil enforcement and inquiries..

Matt having secured the legal services contract for enforcement legal services for the Health and Safety Executive has significant experience in prosecuting the most serious health and safety offences across the South East of England.

His experience extends to training seminars to both the Health and Safety Executive inspectorate as well as local environmental officers.


Appointed Solicitor Agent of the HSE

Appointed to Regulatory List of Advocates Health and Safety and Environmental Law

Higher Rights Criminal Division 2005

Year of Call


Other Areas

Matt is also a trained Mediator and having been a duty solicitor since 1998 still is instructed in a variety of prosecutions in the Magistrates Court.

Matt is a Foundation Trustee of the highly acclaimed King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford.

Matt is also on the Board of Trustees for the Bridge Academy Trust

"Regulatory expert Matthew Taylor is a smooth lawyer with a phenomenal intellect."

- Legal 500 (2017)

"A class act."

- Legal 500 (2016)


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137 Beehive Lane
Great Baddow

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