Matthew Evans is Director of the AIRE Centre whose mission is to promote awareness of European law rights and assist individuals and those in vulnerable circumstances to assert those rights. Prior to joining the AIRE Centre, he was Managing Solicitor at the Prisoners Advice Service for 6 years.
Matthew studied law and holds Masters degrees from the London School of Economics (where he was awarded the Delia Ashworth prize), and Southampton University. He completed a postgraduate qualification in Voluntary Sector Management from the CASS Business School.
Following training at Alexander and Partners in Harlesden London, Matthew qualified as a Solicitor in 1995. He has since worked at a number of legal aid firms including TV Edwards, Hickman and Rose and Hodge Jones and Allen.