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Partner, Family Mediator & Team Leader

Matthew Aves

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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.


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

Legal Directories

  • Chambers & Partners – Ranked, 2018 – 2020
  • Legal 500 – Recommended Lawyer, 2018 – 2020


If Matthew is unavailable please contact Karen Wood, 01732 747926, [email protected]

Provides sound advice without judgement

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 without judgement.”

Chambers & Partners
/ Recommended Lawyer

Especially excellent reputation

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.

Legal 500
/ Recommended Lawyer