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Matthew Bolt

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Matthew has a busy common law practice, with a focus on civil and criminal matters. Described as hands on, easy to work with, and someone who quickly gets to the heart of a case and adds value. He is a high calibre advocate who has a keen understanding of the commercial reality of his cases.

Matthew has a lot of experience of criminal proceedings in the Crown Court where he prosecutes and defends a wide range of criminal offences including regulatory matters. His experience in civil practice makes him an ideal choice for proceeds of crime and fraud matters. He is also an experienced military lawyer. Drawing on his experience advising on allegations of negligent performance in the military system he has a developing interest in the complimentary field of professional discipline.

Matthew regularly appears in the County Court dealing with Landlord & Tenant matters, contract disputes, boundary disputes and covenants. Outside of court he has a busy paper and advisory practice. He also has experience dealing with TOLATA applications and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims.

Matthew also practices from Cornwall Street Barristers.


  • Property Bar Association
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Association of Military Court Advocates
  • Service Court Rules Review Committee
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