Matthew Rowe

Head of PR and Communications


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Matthew joined Birketts in 2014 and is an award-winning Marketing Manager with 20 years’ professional service / B2B experience. He manages the Communication Team and is responsible for the firm's marketing communications initiatives (online and offline): PR, client publications, website, social media marketing, email marketing, sponsorship, advertising, brand design and internal communications.

Since joining Birketts Matthew has:

  • launched our responsive website
  • overseen the refinement of Birketts' visual identity - typography, colour palette, image style and publication layouts
  • successfully transferred the firm's email marketing operation to a new email marketing provider
  • launched Birketts' advertising campaign - 'No nonsense, just clarity' positioning Birketts as both different from the competition and on the client’s side
  • overseen the production of a corporate video entitled ‘Choosing the right solicitors - clear legal advice’
  • introduced a firm wide internal communications initiative.

Other Information

Matthew is a member of the Ipswich office's Birketts' Charity Foundation Funding Panel and ISMS Committee. He previously sat on the firm's CSR Committee.

Away from the office Matthew is the Vice Chair of Colchester Swimming Club having previously served a term of three years as Press Secretary at the club. He is also an independent member on Swim England East Region’s Audit, Risk and Probity Committee and was formerly a Governor at a primary school in Colchester for three years.

Matthew is a Chartered Institute of Public Relations Accredited PR Practitioner and is based at our Ipswich office.

CIPR Accredited PR Practitioner