Matthew Claxson

Senior Solicitor

Tel: 0208 176 4716


Matthew is a Senior Solicitor within Aspire Law leading one of the dedicated teams working on behalf of clients who have sustained a spinal cord injury, to access rehabilitation and compensation. 

Matthew has extensive experience of working for those who have suffered a life changing injury. He embarked on his legal career in 1999 and exclusively works on behalf of the injured client in personal injury cases. 

Where possible, Matthew will always meet with his clients to understand their situation and objectives. Matthew enjoys working as part of a team to establish liability having garnered extensive experience in acting for client where liability is initially denied. Matthew endeavours to progress claims effectively and efficiently by identifying the key milestones for a client. This includes ensuring best funding is available, assessing the merit of a case, accessing rehabilitation, securing financial interim payments, and working with leading experts to secure best evidence.

Matthew appreciates that rehabilitation is of paramount importance to clients to maximise their outcomes.

Matthew is the Aspire Law lead on the industry “Serious Injury Guide” which is a code encouraging the parties to collaborate in cases of high value with a view to ensuring access to early rehabilitation and financial payments.

Case successes

  • Matthew has successfully settled many high value cases some of which are listed below:
  • Success for client left with a spinal cord injury following a motorcycle accident
  • Damages for a client left tetraplegic following a slip in a changing room
  • Six figures for window cleaner who fell from a window at a customer’s home
  • Compensation for tree surgeon left paraplegic following accident at work
  • Success for client left paraplegic following water slide accident in Spain

What the clients say

Mr HT. “I wanted to say thank you for all of your efforts, and those of your team, in getting us to a satisfactory resolution of my claim. Your advice was always helpful and clear, and you went to a lot of trouble to explain our options and to steer us in the right direction. Knowing that the process would be a prolonged ordeal, you did your very best to make it easy for us – thank you for that especially”

Mr BD “I would like to take this opportunity to thank you most sincerely for all of the hard work you and your team have done for me. I will be forever grateful”

What the experts say

“Matthew Claxson as a partner is outstanding. He appears to work tirelessly on a case, giving it the attention and financial resources it deserves, all to the ultimate good of his client” Legal 500 2021

“Matthew Claxson is a calm and focussed litigator who gets the best from him team to deliver for his clients but who also does much for the wider field of personal injury at large. Always goes the extra mile” Legal 500 2020

Professional Memberships:

  • The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers of which Matthew is also the Secretary for the South of England Region Group;
  • The Royal Society of Medicine, Associate Member
  • The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
  • Cycling UK
  • RoadPeace

60 Cheapside
City of London