Lawyer and Director at B5 Consultancy Ltd
Matt is a lawyer and a director at B5 Consultancy Ltd, alongside former footballer Fraser Franks.
Having spent more than 18 years working as a media lawyer, first at media law firm Schillings and then through his own law firm Himsworth Scott (formerly Himsworths Legal) he brings a wealth of experience in understanding digital communication, developing safe cultures and protecting reputation and privacy in sport and beyond.
He continues to offer his legal expertise and support as a Lead Consultant at the London reputation and privacy law firm Slateford.
He has acted for some of the most celebrated names in sport and works as a trusted adviser to many top Premier League and Championship Football Clubs as well as player associations and other sports organisations and companies.
Matt provides reputation and privacy protection services to players, coaches and executives and has worked hard with the clubs’ education and player care departments to deliver a unique education and mentoring programme for Academy and Elite Development squads in relation to reputation, privacy, the media and social media. Matt continues to extend this educational offering to other sectors including FTSE 100 companies, government organisations and high-net-worth families.
Lawyer and Director at B5 Consultancy
Education and Support
"Matt's solid strategic approach, calm persona, practical, measured and speedy responses help us to more effectively manage our reputation and we are grateful for your support"
Director of Communications, top 4 Premier League football club
“We’ve worked with Matt for 10 years now, helping our players to develop a risk averse culture. That relationship has been invaluable to us and has equipped both players who have gone on to be established stars and those who have gone to different careers”
Head of Player Care, top 4 Premier League club
"Matt Himsworth acted for me in litigation against the Daily Mail. He was diligent, responsive and provided clear and sensible advice throughout. The proceedings were a point of principle for me and I was delighted to receive the vindication which I felt was deserved."