About Mat

Mat is a solicitor working within the Family Law department at Tallents Solicitors in Mansfield, specialising in Children Law. Mat was accepted onto the Children Panel in August 2015 and has since represented children in numerous different cases. He has a keen interest to obtaining outcomes which are in the children’s best interests and ensuring they are safe and secure in the long term.

Mat also has a particular passion in court advocacy.

Outside of work, Mat enjoys most sports but has a particular interest in ice hockey and supports the Nottingham Panthers, who he has watched since he was very young. Mat also enjoys playing golf and generally socialising with friends and family.

Children law

Mat practices in Children Law, both public and private with a particular interest and experience in public law children working for both for parents and children.

Family law

He represents clients in the single family court before Magistrates, District and Circuit Judges in all types of Family Law cases, from children law work, to injunctions and he also undertakes divorce and financial provision work.

Criminal law

Mat is also the lead criminal solicitor (supervised by Mark Hawkins) at the Mansfield practice and undertakes work in Police Stations and Magistrates Courts for all types of crimes where he is duty accredited for criminal duty work at both Police Stations and Magistrates Courts.

Mat also undertakes advocacy with criminal cases at the Magistrates Court, including criminal trials and also case handles matters at the Crown Court too.

Mat Derbyshire

01623 666 700

28A Westgate
NG18 1RS

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  • Mark’s clear and understandable advice really calmed me down during a stressful situation.