Matthew Burgess


Partner and Director of View Legal

Matthew Burgess co-founded specialist firm View Legal in 2014, having been a lawyer and partner of one of Australia’s leading independent law firms for over 17 years.

His passion is in helping clients successfully achieve their goals. Matthew specialises in tax, estate and succession planning. He has been the catalyst for a number of innovative legal solutions, including establishing Australia’s first virtual law firm.

He has also been recognised in the Best Lawyers list since 2014 in relation to trusts and estates, in Doyles since 2015 in relation to taxation and since 2017 in relation to wills, estates and succession planning.

In real life

  • Father of four daughters

  • Writes children’s books under daughter Lily’s name

  • Went cold turkey on TV in 2005 and found time to write a series of books about true success

  • Swims 5km a week

  • Works at a stand-up desk, a life changer

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