Matthew is a solicitor, partner, and the head of litigation at Serious Law.
He co-founded the firm in 1989 (then known as Sherrington Law) and successfully created a legal practice focused solely on personal injury litigation.
As the head of litigation, Matthew has represented thousands of clients throughout his career. He specialises in serious injury claims as a result of road traffic accidents and in employment; as well as clinical negligence cases involving brain and spinal injuries; amputation; and multiple fractures.
In view of Matthew’s extensive experience, he regularly assists on cases involving complex and technical liability issues, regularly achieving success on cases previously rejected by other law firms.
Matthew has a dual qualification, first as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1995 and then as a solicitor in 1998, the same year that he became partner of Serious Law. In addition, he is a member of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS).
In his spare time Matthew enjoys an active lifestyle, regularly going for walks and mountain biking with his wife and three children. He is also an extremely competitive sportsman who enjoys playing football, squash, badminton and golf.
Sophie sustained multiple orthopaedic injuries after her bicycle was caught by a passing tractor, resulting in her being dragged under the vehicle and the attached slurry tanker.
Mr W was involved in serious, late night road traffic accident. As a result of the accident our client sustained a serious head injury which caused a traumatic bleed on the brain and associated problems.
Edward was riding his bicycle on the near size of a lorry as they approached a pedestrian crossing. As the lights turned amber the lorry driver decided to try and 'beat the lights' resulting in a collision with our client.
Anthony sustained a serious head injury at work when he fell from a platform into an inspection pit. He was taken to hospital and his head injury was treated but he was not sent for any radiological investigations. Days after being discharged our client returned to hospital due to the continued pain that he was feeling where it was determined that he had at least one fracture to his neck along with possible spinal cord damage.
Patrick suffered multiple orthopaedic injuries including a fractured ankle and elbow a result of his accident and later developed post traumatic stress disorder.
Alan sustained a fractured spine as a result of an accident at work. On the day of the accident, our client was working as a self-employed labourer working as a subcontractor in the process of removing a lift car from a residential tower block when the lift car dropped down the shaft and our client fell approximately 3 metres.
"I used Serious Law for a bicycle accident I had in 2013, from start to finish the process was smooth and they were extremely easy to deal with. I was more than happy with the outcome! Excellent Service! Easy to deal with!S. Moore, previous client
"I was recommended this company after a motorcycle accident in 2010. From the first meeting with Matt Dixon I was certain that I had a professional company on my side. After the initial meeting, processes were put in place to make sure I got all the care I needed and an interim payment sorted out any money worries I had in the early days. I would recommend this company to anybody. If you've had a serious accident, you deserve Serious Law!C. Withers, previous client
"The service I received from the outset was first class. Everything was explained at each stage of the process by a really capable team. The communication was first rate and resulted in a really good outcome for me. I would have no hesitation in recommending Matt and his team.G. Murphy, previous client
"A___ was involved in a serious car accident with her grandparents when they were hit by a foreign articulated lorry whilst travelling on the motorway. The case was dealt with by Matt Dixon, Partner at Serious Law LLP, and his team who liaised with the defendant driver's insurance company and legal advisor from the outset. The severity of the accident meant that A___ required Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Matt assisted and coordinated in providing A___ with the specialist treatment required. Serious Law LLP were extremely supportive throughout the whole claim process and handled the case with the utmost expediency and professionalism that one would wish for. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services to anyone.S. Crompton, previous client's father
"Matt Dixon represented me in a car accident that wasn't my fault. From the start he was brilliant. Matt calmly and thoroughly ensured a successful outcome to my case. I wouldn't hesitate to use Serious Law again or recommend them to friends and family.Helen, previous client
"The knowledgeable and efficient Matthew Dixon relates very well to his clients and is able to explain complex matters in a practical way.The Legal 500"Matthew Dixon is excellent with all his clients and shows a level of compassion well beyond the norm but without losing his focus away from the claim. He manages his client expectations brilliantly and there are never any surprises when defendants raise points in the claim because he has covered them already.The Legal 500