Matthew Wyard

Matthew Wyard

Pupil Barrister

Education Law, Higher Education Law, Special Educational Needs +44(0)29 2070 6444 or (+44)(0) 20 8891 4488Penarth and Twickenham


Matthew commenced his pupillage with Sinclairslaw in February 2017, working from both Cardiff and London, in the fields of education and public law, crime and private client.

Matthew is an experienced education lawyer having practiced exclusively in education law for the three years prior to the commencement of his pupillage at a leading central London law firm and a leading public sector law firm. Prior to this he completed the Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School. Accordingly he has represented many parents and local authorities in the First Tier and Upper Tribunals, as well as at university fitness to practise hearings and academic appeal panels.

Outside of law, Matthew is a keen writer and has had multiple publications in the Times Higher Education and the Solicitors Journal. He is also a contributor to Lexis PSL providing updates on education law to the legal profession.