Gotelee Solicitors welcomes Matthew Swash to Criminal Law team

13th November 2020

Gotelee Solicitors welcomes Matthew Swash to Criminal Law team

The Partners and staff of Gotelee Solicitors are delighted to welcome Matthew Swash to the firm. Matthew joins as an Associate Solicitor in Gotelee Solicitors LLP’s Criminal Law team and has more than 17 years’ experience in representing those who are accused of having committed a criminal offence.

Matthew has represented clients from extremely diverse backgrounds who have an array of expectations and needs. He is experienced in representing clients at police stations, Magistrates Court, Crown Court and Youth Court, as well as Prison Adjudications. His experience spans the full range of criminal defence work, from minor driving offences through to complex fraud cases.

Andrew West, the Managing Partner at Gotelee Solicitors LLP, comments: “We are known as having one of the strongest and most highly regarded Criminal Law teams in East Anglia, which is headed by a fellow owner of the firm, Hugh Rowland. With the Crime Team being listed by the Legal 500 in Tier 1 for East Anglia, when the opportunity arose to strengthen our reputation by Matthew joining us, it was an easy decision for us to make. Matthew brings a wealth of experience in handling criminal law defence work, which will be invaluable to our expanding client base. There was a clear fit in terms of Matthew sharing our views about providing the very best levels of client service, support and advice and we are very excited that he has joined the firm.”

Hugh Rowland, the Head of Gotelee Solicitors LLP’s Criminal Law team, said: “We have worked hard as a team to build an outstanding reputation for providing exceptional client service, whilst consistently delivering the best outcomes for our clients. This reputation has led to increasing levels of work year on year and Matthew will enable us to continue to grow and maintain those standards. Matthew is a talented lawyer, with glowing testimonials and a wealth of experience in the full range of criminal defence work. He is calm under pressure, empathetic and is recognised for his analytical and negotiating skills. He will make a valuable addition to our already strong team. We are delighted that Matthew has joined us.” Please get in touch with Matthew at [email protected].

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