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Barry Matthews

Barry Matthews trained and qualified in the trade law team at Hogan Lovells, specialising in sport and media. He then joined ITV and has held various management roles; the latest being Director of Legal Affairs and Third Party Sales. He's responsible for divisional legal teams, advertising content compliance and ITV's sales agency relationships with broadcasters and platforms domestically and abroad.

Barry has sat on the BCAP and Clearcast boards and is currently a board member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority. He volunteers for the charity Body & Soul, providing support with a monthly pro bono clinic and professional skills volunteering programme he created. In 2014, he founded the award winning Legal Social Mobility Partnership which brings together the worlds of private practise, in-house and professional sport to give disadvantaged law students work insight, skills training and access to coaching.