Matthew has an extremely busy practice, both publicly and privately funded, in all areas of the criminal law
An experienced trial advocate, noted for his meticulous preparation and sound judgement, Matthew is highly regarded by those that instruct him.
Matthew has been ranked as band 6 for Crime Junior in Chambers and Partners 2021
“An impressive advocate with a keen eye for the minutiae of a case, who is very tech-savvy, so good for cases with reams of information.”
Matthew has been ranked in the Legal 500 2021
Matthew Bagnall – 187 Fleet Street Chambers ‘He is extremely adept at all forms of electronic working and able to prepare and analyse cell-site and CCTV in a way that is second to none.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Matthew was ranked as band 6 for Crime Junior in Chambers and Partners 2020
“I instruct Matthew Bagnall on most of my cases as he has a fantastic eye for detail and prepares his cases meticulously. He is able to digest large swathes of information and process it precisely and quickly when needed.”
Matthew both prosecutes and defends, as a leading and junior counsel, with an emphasis on murder, serious violence, firearms and drug conspiracies.
As a specialist rape prosecutor, he has a wealth of experience both prosecuting and defending rape and serious sexual offences (including indecent images).
Criminal Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit
Essex Bar Mess
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Grade 3 CPS Counsel
CPS Rasso Panel