Matthew Wells

The Team


Matthew Wells | Director

Matthew Wells joined Grant Stephens Family Law in 2020 with a wealth of experience in all aspects of Family Law. Matthew was appointed a director in the firm in 2022.

He was the former Head of one of the geographically largest family law teams in South Wales and has a leading reputation for achieving sensible and advantageous outcomes for his clients with his ‘down-to-earth’, ‘considerate and caring’ approach to the practice of family law.

Matthew very much views Court as an option of last resort and will encourage his clients to approach their family law case in as amicable, conciliatory, and cost-effective way as possible, whilst always seeking to protect and advance their interests.

Matthew is one of a small number of family solicitors who are accredited Resolution specialists and collaborative practitioners.

Areas of Expertise


The Legal 500 - 2024 – Next Generation Partner

“‘Sensible straight forward advice’ across a range of matters including financial remedy proceedings as well as complex child arrangements.”

Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner

Professional Memberships and Accreditations

  • Accredited Specialist Member of Resolution
  • Specialist Collaborative Lawyer

Resolution Specialist     Resolution Collaborative Law     Resolution Member

Hobbies and Interests

Outside of work, you will find Matthew running in the Welsh countryside, especially in the mountains and along the coast. Matthew enjoys spending time with his Wife and young family. He is a passionate rugby fan.


We offer a FREE initial consultation

Our promise to you


You come first

We know that everyone is different, so all the advice we provide is client-led. We consider how you want to approach your case and we will work with you to provide you with the best possible resolution.


We see the bigger picture

Our expertise is in empowering our clients to make the right decisions for their future. We will not rest until we have secured the best outcome for you and your family.



A problem solving approach

If your case can be resolved without going to court, we will do everything in our power to ensure you do not have to. As an alternative solution, we will utilise the mediation and/ or the collaborative process to help you resolve any issues within your family.


Clear communication

We talk to you in a language you understand, so you will always know what is going on. We will provide you with professional advice that is based on our unrivalled understanding of family law and years of experience in family law disputes.


Grant Stephens Family Law

I can not praise Grant Stephens Family Law enough. When you find yourself in need of a solicitor its usually because you’re in a difficult or unfortunate position, and from my very first phone call to make an appointment I felt completely at ease.

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