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Reiss Matthews


Heading up the Enoch Evans Sutton Coldfield office, Reiss is a member of the Wills, Tax and Probate Department and has broad range of experience of all types of Private Client matters.

Reiss has dealt with the administration of and obtained the Grant of Probate for, numerous Estates since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2015. Reiss was made a Partner in October 2019.

Any specific areas of expertise within practice area

  • Estate and succession planning for:-
    HNW individuals and business owners
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Administration of Estates
  • Creation and Administration of Trusts
  • Preparation of Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Asset protection and Care Fees
  • Advising upon Inheritance Tax
  • Preparation of Inheritance Tax Accounts for Estates and Settlements
  • Acting personally as a Trustee, Attorney and Deputy for clients

Reiss also has experience in dealing with estates that contain:-

  • Limited Companies
  • Business and Agricultural Relief claims
  • Gifts out of Excess Income, Lifetime Gifts and variety of Trusts used to mitigate Inheritance Tax
  • Foreign assets

Reiss is regularly asked to be a guest speaker at retirement seminars and events within the community, offering practical guidance on a variety of general Private Client matters.


Reiss was educated at Bishop Vesey Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield.

Then after reading Law at Aberystwyth University, Reiss completed his Legal Practice Course at Birmingham City University.

Professional memberships & accreditations

  • Affiliate Member of Step
  • Birmingham Law Society

What you offer your clients

Reiss is a modern minded person with a reputation for being a friendly and approachable lawyer. He is a careful listener who is able to use plain English to clearly explain often complex legal issues when advising his client’s, and builds long term relationships with his clients and their families, to assist them when making some of life’s key decisions.

Reiss advises high net worth individuals and business owners on estate planning issues, asset protection and passing wealth down the generations.

He is excellent at understanding the aims and values of the family and making sure that his advice and the planning strategy used align with these.

Why you love what you do

Reiss is passionate about private client work and committed to helping clients achieve their aims.  Reiss enjoys the rapport and relationship he has with his client’s and takes great satisfaction when helping them achieve their objectives.

Personal interest

Reiss is a keen fan of Rugby Union, and also loves to travel.