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Matthew Ainsworth

Paralegal | Trainee Legal Executive

01677 422422

Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Level 6 Diploma in Law & Practice

GCilex - Graduate Member of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Qualified 2021

Matthew is an experienced Trainee Legal Executive in the Private Client Department at both the Thirsk and Bedale Office.  Since joining the firm in 2014, he has worked closely with our solicitors Marie Nelson, Michael Armstrong, Victoria Trelease and Oliver Riley.  Matthew has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge in Private Client matters and also has a good knowledge of Residential Conveyancing in which he uses these skills to assist the Conveyancing Department.


Matthew’s development means that he now manages a full case load of his own dealing with Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate as well as dealing with various Residential and Private Client Conveyancing matters.


Alongside working for the firm, Matthew is also training to qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and has recently Graduated from the Level 6 Higher Diploma in Law and Practice which is the final stage of the academic training required to become a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer. Matthew attained a very high distinction class result in his Wills and Succession Law Module and is now in the final stages of qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive which he is due to complete within the next year.


In his spare time, Matthew enjoys all things music and being an avid musician himself, he regularly takes part in Musical Theatre productions in the area.

Matthew Ainsworth