"I started Law Career Plus to provide specialist career support for lawyers. It's the resource I wish I had when I made my career moves as a lawyer, both within practice and then changing career path away from the profession. From many conversations with other ambitious lawyers over the last 20+ years it's clear others have a similar need."


Matt Oliver

Executive Coach, Career Consultant, Former FTSE 100 Lawyer

Our mission at Law Career Plus is to help lawyers experience greater career fulfilment.

Most people spend more time planning their summer holiday than they do their careers. Our goal is to help you take the wheel of your career and control where you want to take it.

As well as blog articles, lawyer interviews and social media posts, I offer one to one coaching if you are looking for support and guidance on the next stage of your career journey.

Biography Snapshot

Key Experience

Executive Coach & Career Consultant (10+ Years) - coaching lawyers at all levels of PQE on career development, leadership, job search and career change. Executive coach at Manchester Metropolitan University, including MBA support.

Sports & Media Lawyer (10 Years) - advised senior executives at Sky Sports in London & Foxtel in Sydney.

Professional Qualifications

Post-Grad Qualification in Business & Executive Coaching, Leeds Beckett University (EMCC Senior Practitioner Level accredited)

UK Qualified Solicitor, Law Society of England (admitted 1997)



I have extensive business experience in large corporates and the legal profession. I initially spent 10 years working as a commercial lawyer.

I qualified into private practice in London, before specialising in sports and media law with a move in-house to my dream job at Sky Sports.

After nearly 5 years I made a lifestyle change and moved to Sydney, where I worked as a senior legal consultant at Austar (a large national telco since acquired by Foxtel).

An increasingly nagging feeling that the law wasn't my lifetime career led to a move back to the UK to set up a residential property business and begin my coaching training.

I have now worked as a qualified L&D professional (mentor, coach and career consultant) for over 10 years.

I help my clients get more out of themselves and more out of their careers. My long-standing passion is career fulfilment - both my clients and my own.


My coaching philosophy remains simple - to help clients realise more of their potential and to experience greater fulfilment, both personally and professionally.

I work with clients on a range of issues including career progression and career change, skills and performance development, and leadership style.

As well as being able to draw on my coach training from one of the UK's leading coaching schools, I also draw from my own legal career experience.

I have a detailed knowledge of the profession and the challenges and opportunities facing lawyers in an ever-evolving legal landscape.

I deliver coaching face-to-face in the UK, and via Skype in the UK and worldwide. I work with my face to face clients at my London & Manchester coaching rooms (other major cities can be agreed), or in their offices (if appropriate).

Get in Touch

To get in touch send me a message via the enquiry form on this page or call on:

03333 445 425 

*local call rate, included free in most mobile & landline packages

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