Matthew joined Hunters in 2007, becoming an Associate in 2010 and a Partner in 2012
He has experience of most areas of private client work, in particular lifetime and post-death tax and succession planning for UK individuals and the management of landed estates. His practice also encompasses Lasting Powers of Attorney, applications to the Court of Protection in respect of statutory wills and lifetime gifts, and the administration of estates.
Matthew is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Matthew is recommended in the Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate section of the The Legal 500 2015.
Matthew is recommended in the Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate section of The Legal 500 2017 where referrers note that he is “very discreet and patient’, and with him ‘you always know what is happening and why.”
Matthew is recommended in The Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate department in The Legal 500 2019.
“Personable” The Legal 500 2012
“Trust and taxation expert Matthew Yates” The Legal 500 2013
“Reliable” The Legal 500 2014