Matthew Bird

Trainee Solicitor
Contact details

07827 132030

029 2068 6025


Matthew is a Trainee Solicitor based in the Cardiff office and currently sits within the Regulatory team. He works on both healthcare and business regulation matters.

Main areas of practice

Matthew works with case managers on behalf of professional regulatory bodies in respect of fitness to practise concerns. This involves carrying out investigations to explore and identify concerns, following which he will prepare matters for hearings.

Matthew also works on High Court matters, primarily interim order extensions on behalf of our regulatory clients.

Matthew also works with the business regulatory team where he works with other members of our team on behalf of individual businesses and local authorities.


Matthew works for regulatory bodies in the healthcare and social care regulators. He also works on matters for companies in relation to regulatory concerns and assists other members of the team with inquests.



Matthew commenced his training contract with Blake Morgan in March 2024 and is currently in his first seat. Prior to this, Matthew worked as a Paralegal within the Regulatory team from June 2022.

He graduated with a Upper Second Class Honours LLB Law with a Year of Study Abroad, spending a year at Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. While at Cardiff University, he served on the Board of Directors/Board of Trustees of Cardiff University Students’ Union, a multi-million-pound charitable organisation, as it focused on a swift recovery from the pandemic.

Matthew is currently completing the LPC LLM at Cardiff University on a part-time basis.

Contact details

07827 132030

029 2068 6025


Insights by Matthew


21 February - Matthew Bird

In an appeal against a Fitness to Practise panel decision, the High Court considered the issue of the correct basis for a case being remitted for re-hearing. This proved to...

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