Matthew Field

Matthew Field

Director - Private Client

Matthew is a Director and Head of the Private Client Department at SMR Solicitors, specialising in Wills, Probate and Elderly Client Services and is based at our Selsey office.

Matthew qualified in 2004 and then joined SMR in 2005, focusing exclusively on the firm's private client department with expertise in the drafting of wills and probate as well as powers of attorney and deputyships.

He is an experienced private client solicitor with a passion for providing practical, client-focused legal advice. With extensive experience in the field, Matthew has advised individuals, families, and businesses, listening to their specific goals and values and ensuring their assets are protected and distributed according to their wishes.

Matthew's approach to private client work is client-focused, and he believes in taking the time to learn his clients' needs and concerns. He understands that estate planning and administration can be complex and emotional, and he continues to work hard to provide clear and practical guidance to his clients throughout the process.

Matthew is dedicated to providing a high level of service and is an exceptional choice for clients seeking probate assistance.

Matthew specialises in Private Client matters to include: -

  • Preparation of Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Deputyship Applications
  • Estate Administration
  • Advice on the Estate Administration process
  • Elderly Client Services
  • Trusts

When time allows Matthew enjoys spending time with his friends and family, as well as pursuing hobbies including golf, outdoor running, swimming and cycling.

Client testimonials: 

"Matthew and colleagues, you gave me your time when I needed it most and that is the most precious gift of all. Amazing, thank you so much."

"The service was great and I was kept informed at every stage of the proceedings. I would highly recommend the whole team who are professional and friendly."

"My brother and I were introduced to Matthew Field through a family member following the death of my father. Matthew and his team handled the estate and I was happy with their expertise and diligence (especially in the face of some downright evasive companies!)."