Matthew Baxter – Director

Matthew BaxterBackground

Matt was born in Ayr and grew up in Bowen with his family after his father Kevin relocated to operate the Bowen office. Matt commenced work in our former Townsville Office in 2001 as a law clerk. He undertook his law degree while completing articles of clerkship. He graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Laws in 2007 and was admitted as a solicitor in 2008. Matt and his wife, along with their three daughters, moved to Ayr in 2012. Matt became a director of the firm in 2013.

Areas of Practice

Matt’s primary practice areas include commercial and rural law and conveyancing, residential conveyancing, commercial leasing and wills and estate administration. As a local practitioner in the Burdekin, Matt has concentrated on advancing the firm’s expertise in farm transactions and planning.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws – James Cook University
  • Solicitor – Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia
  • Member – Queensland Law Society
  • Member – Australian Institute of Company Directors

Community Involvement

Matt is a board member of the Lower Burdekin Home for the Aged and provides advice on an honorary basis to a number of local not-for-profit community organisations.

Contact:
126 Young Street, Ayr
t: 47831733
e: matt.baxter@rtblegal.com.au