Matthew Potter > Howes Percival LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

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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

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East Anglia > Human resources > Employment

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Matthew Potter

Howes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP has ‘highly valued professional advisers‘ in its Norwich and Cambridge offices, and practice head Matthew Potter is respected for his work for both PLCs and large SMEs. Potter frequently handles heavyweight and high-profile litigation on behalf of boardroom directors and CEOs. Associate Nicola Butterworth is a rising star who advises on all areas of employment law from policy drafting and business change, to defending complex Employment Tribunal claims.