Matt completed his undergraduate degree in English Literature and Film at Bangor University, during which time he worked as a short-order chef at a local restaurant. After completing his PGCE in secondary education, he taught English and was Head of Careers at King's School, Rochester.
Matt left teaching in 2014 in order to undertake his law conversion training. He completed his GDL at Oxford Brookes, achieving a Distinction and winning the GDL Prize and completed his LPC at the University of Law, Bristol where he also gained a Distinction.
Matt began his training contract with Buss Murton in October 2016.