Matthew is ranked by Chambers [UK 2020]. A client in this edition notes that Matthew possesses "strong commercial acumen and an ability to deliver serious advice with a light touch". The previous edition notes that clients appreciate that he "has excellent commercial awareness and is great at seeing the bigger picture before offering a legally appropriate solution".
Matthew is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2021]. Clients in the previous edition note "Matthew Atkins cuts through the bulk to get straight to the heart of the matter and is commercially minded".