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Matt is a senior lawyer practising in property and commercial law, estate planning and deceased estate administration. He is also responsible for the day-to-day management of the Port Lincoln office, working closely alongside partners from the Adelaide office.

Biography

Matt joined Mellor Olsson in October 2013, following the merger of Jenkins Anderson and Mellor Olsson. He started working with Jenkins Anderson's Port Lincoln office in 2010.

Matt began his legal career in 2007 working with a legal firm first based in regional SA, before joining an Adelaide firm. He completed further study with the Tax Institute of Australia while in Adelaide.

He often works on complex matters which draw on more than one area of law, such as farm succession planning and business sales. He enjoys working with his clients’ other advisers and always considers the big picture. Matt is thorough, analytical and thinks outside the box to ensure the best result is achieved for his clients. He is passionate about the use of plain language, and an avid user of technology in managing his work.

Alongside his legal work, Matt has been involved in various community activities over the years. These have included working as a volunteer and retained firefighter in several locations, and as a volunteer director of Bendigo Bank's Port Lincoln branch. He also speaks to local community groups about legal matters, such as estate planning. He enjoys being part of his local community and regularly visits clients based in Kimba and Cleve.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws with Honours
  • Bachelor of Arts