Matthew Jones

DIRECTOR, LEEDS LAW SOCIETY
SOLICITOR, WEIGHTMANS LLP

Matthew was elected to the Committee in 2018 to work with the society on LGBT+ issues and awareness.

Before qualifying as a solicitor in 2016, Matthew was a paralegal in a Leeds based firm and now has over seven years’ experience in the legal sector. Specialising in Commercial Property and currently with Weightmans LLP, Matthew has particular expertise in property acquisitions and disposals, leases, landlord and tenant matters as well as collective enfranchisement.

Having moved to Leeds in 2011, he has developed a strong passion for the city and wider region. Matthew is keen to develop the involvement of Leeds Law Society in LGBT+ matters to make it one of the leading societies in this particular area.

Outside of work and his activities with Leeds Law Society, Matthew is a member of Leeds Cosmopolitan Players and recently took to the stage as Lord Flashheart in its production of Blackadder. He is also a keen traveller and history enthusiast.

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