Neil Maton (2001)


Matrimonial Finance has been Neil’s primary area of specialism for the last 15 years. He has a long established practice across the south and south coast of England. He acts for a wide range of individuals including business owners, entrepreneurs, those with modest assets to those with significant wealth. His work in family finance also extends to applications under TOLATA and advising and acting for third party interveners. He also specializes in private law children matters, acting for parents and grandparents. He is well respected amongst solicitors and judges.


  • LLB (Hons) (1st Class Honours)
  • BCL (Oxon)
  • Called: 2001
  • Qualified Mediator


  • Member of the Western Circuit
  • Member of the Family Law Bar Association

Personal Info

Neil lives with his wife and son in Hampshire. He is passionate about skiing. He enjoys gardening, music and the arts.

What they say

“In court Neil’s manner, knowledge and advocacy is second to none’ and ‘out of court he is approachable and responsive which as a solicitor is always greatly appreciated”. - Partner, Head of Family Law, Dorset Firm

“Neil Maton is a formidable and reliable family law and civil law barrister. His preparation is thorough and meticulous and he is passionate about getting the best results for his clients. He has excellent negotiation skills enabling him to reach the best settlement agreements. He also has finely honed advocacy skills and his style is methodical and robust.” - Partner, Head of Family, Hampshire Firm

"Neil is a pragmatic lawyer, who is always well-prepared. He adopts a hands-on approach and is easy to work with. I would not hesitate to recommend him to my clients." - Partner, Head of Family Team, Surrey Firm

“Neil is able to put clients at ease with his calm approach. His knowledge and understanding of complex matters gives confidence to clients and his willingness to fight, whilst giving pragmatic advice is second to none. I would happily recommend Neil to any of my clients.” - Director, Head of Family & Litigation, Dorset Firm

"An excellent standard of service" - Legal 500

"Extremely reliable" - Legal 500