Matthew Aves

Partner, Family Mediator & Team Leader

Profile

Matthew is a partner in the Family Law team. After working as a legal executive Matthew qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and was promoted to Partner in 2011.

If Matthew is unavailable please contact Karen Wood, 01732 747926, k.wood@warners.law

Experience

Matthew is experienced in all areas of family law and because of the diverse career he enjoyed when joining Warners in general litigation over 26yrs ago, he has a particular interest and flair in Cohabitation disputes. Matthew is a trained Mediator, an area in which he is regarded by his peers as no-nonsense and pragmatic. His practice and reputation in the mediation sector is continuing to grow, with the majority of his referrals coming from other local solicitors.

Recognition & Memberships

  • Resolution
  • Resolution Mediator

Chambers & Partners, 2020
Matthew Aves is head of the department and practises across both matrimonial finance and children matters. A client reports: “One of his greatest strengths was to listen to me as his client, taking the time to get to know me, understand the complexities of my particular situation and provide sound advice with judgement.”

Legal 500, 2020
Warners Solicitors ‘has an especially excellent reputation’ whilst offering great value for money to its local and non-UK resident clients. It is adept in wealth protection, cohabitation and children issues and provides tailored assistance ranging from private FDRs to litigation. It also offers a fixed fee for more straightforward divorce cases and provides pro bono help to organisations such as women’s refuges. Matthew Aves’ expertise includes dealing with cohabitation and land trusts disputes.

Chambers & Partners, 2019
Matthew Aves is an experienced litigator as well as being a trained mediator, with particular experience in handling cohabitee disputes and Schedule 1 Children Act applications. He is praised for his “strong, clear and thoughtful advice.”

Legal 500, 2019
Warners Solicitors has expertise in high-value financial remedy cases frequently involving cross-border complications together with tax advice. It also handles nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and the related children issues. The group is ‘very good with clients, maintaining a high quality of work while being costs conscious’. It also has ‘strength at all levels with a good band of excellent associate solicitors offering good value for money’.

Chambers & Partners, 2018
Trained mediator Matthew Aves is “highly efficient and impressive,” according to commentators. He specialises in cohabitation disputes and “handles financial work with sound good sense and tenacity. He is unflappable.”

Legal 500, 2018
Recommended Lawyer –  the team, includes the ‘unflappable’ Matthew Aves, who is noted for his ‘strong technical ability’,

News & Insights

Matthew Aves is an experienced litigator as well as being a trained mediator, with particular experience in handling cohabitee disputes and Schedule 1 Children Act applications. He is praised for his “strong, clear and thoughtful advice.”


Chambers & Partners, 2019