Matthew Potter > Howes Percival LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile
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Matthew has a wealth of experience in all areas of employment law both litigation and advisory. Matthew provides commercial solutions for employers with particular experience of large scale TUPE transfers in both the private and public sectors; restructures; employment tribunal litigation and High Court injunctions.
Matthew writes and presents frequently on employment law issues providing updates and training to clients.
He recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 as a leader in his field.
Matthew joined Howes Percival in 2017 as a Partner having previous headed teams in the Eastern Region. In addition to his employment practice, he is also a school governor and trustee of an independent school and a member of the advisory board to a regional theatre company.
2017 – Partner, Howes Percival
2011 – 2017 Partner, Birketts
2000 – 2011 Partner, Ashton Graham.
1996 – 2000 Solicitor, Ashton Graham
1994 – 1996 Trainee, Graham and Oldham
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Howes Percival LLP is highly regarded for its advice to employer clients in key sectors such as the manufacturing, technology, financial services and food industries. It has a substantial respondent-based Employment Tribunal practice that handles more than 50 claims each year. Matthew Potter who is ‘extremely knowledgeable, very practical and pragmatic in how knowledge and law translates into practical actions‘, leads the practice from Cambridge. He brings more than 25 years’ experience to board-level disputes and exits. Associates Jonathan Mumby and, in Norwich, Kate Melton are increasingly involved in HR matters and dismissal claims.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Private client > Agriculture and estates
- Real estate > Commercial property: Norwich
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Norwich
- Real estate > Planning and environment
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Finance > Banking and finance
- Private client > Charities and not-for-profit
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Cambridge
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Norwich
- Real estate > Commercial property: Cambridge
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Cambridge
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Norwich
- Employment > Employment
- Private client > Family
- Employment > Health and safety
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Licensing
- Public sector > Public sector
- Real estate > Social housing
- Real estate > Construction