Appleyard Lees
Matthew Bennett

Matthew is a Trainee Patent Attorney in our Engineering and Physics team and is based in our Halifax office. He joined Appleyard Lees in September 2016 and is training under the guidance of Paul Brandon and Ian Robinson.

Matthew graduated with a first class Master of Physics from Durham University and subsequently studied for a PhD in plasma physics at Imperial College London. His research involved experimental investigations into high energy density plasmas relevant to astrophysics and his work has been published in a number of academic journals. Between completion of his PhD and starting at Appleyard Lees Matthew briefly worked as a software developer for a multinational environmental consultancy.