Matthew Godden




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Matthew is a partner at Le Gallais & Luce and is head of our Family Law and Litigation teams.

After qualifying as a collaborative family lawyer in 2008 and a Jersey Advocate in 2009, he joined Le Gallais & Luce in 2012, becoming a partner in 2014.

Matthew specialises in all areas of family law work, including complex public and private childrens’ law matters, high-net-worth divorce matters and pre-nuptial agreements. He aims to offer straightforward and pragmatic advice on relationship-generated issues and always seeks to find a sensitive and family-focused solution and promote alternative dispute resolution solutions wherever possible.

He is a member of the Jersey Family Law Association Committee and the Family Mediation Jersey Committee, is accredited to the Children’s Panel and frequently appears before the Royal Court.

Matthew’s work also includes employment, where he represents both employers and employees on employment and discrimination law issues.