Matthew is an experienced criminal practitioner with a particular specialism defending in high-profile cases of serious and organised crime. He has excellent client care skills and an engaging, articulate and persuasive manner in court. He is adept at dealing with large volumes of materials and at dealing with complex computer evidence.
He is primarily a defence practitioner but also regularly prosecuted for the CPS (Grade 3) and privately for local authorities.
He worked for a City financial publisher prior to coming to the Bar.
Matthew has been instructed in all areas of serious crime including cases of: murder; attempted murder; multiple cash-in-transit armed robberies; aggravated burglary; serious sexual offences including rape and assault by penetration; child pornography; firearms offences; large-scale drugs dealing, importation and cultivation; money-laundering; trademarks and copyright infringement cases and complex fraud where his knowledge of financial markets is a valuable asset.
South Eastern Circuit
Criminal Bar Association
Grade 3 CPS Counsel
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Sheldon Pupillage Scholarship (Lincolns Inn)
Sir Thomas More Bursary for BVC (Lincolns Inn)
Fluent French and German