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Chambers of William Clegg QC

LONDON, WC1R 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7440 8888
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 1738
DX:
LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.2bedfordrow.co.uk

Richard Matthews QC

Tel:
Work 020 7440 8888
Email:
2 Bedford Row (Chambers of William Clegg QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in crime, health and safety enforcement, environmental (crime), copyright (crime), fraud (crime) and Trading Standards (crime); see www.2bedfordrow.co.uk for further information.

Career

Called 1989; Inner Temple; QC 2010; author: ‘Health and Safety Law and Practice’ (2010 3rd Ed Oxford University Press); ‘Blackstone’s Guide to the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007’ (2008 Oxford University Press). Vice chair Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Member

CBA; South Eastern Circuit.

Education

Christ’s College, Finchley; Girton College, Cambridge (MA (Cantab)).


London Bar

Environment

Within: Environment – Leading silks

Richard Matthews QC - 2 Bedford RowHead and shoulders above anyone else in the environmental field with a truly excellent forensic criminal acumen and understanding of the trial process.

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Health and safety

Within: Health and safety – Leading silks

Richard Matthews QC - 2 Bedford RowHe is extremely calm under pressure; nothing ever fazes him.

Within: Health and safety

2 Bedford Rowhas amazing strength in depth with a regulatory offering that is up there with the best in the country’. Richard Matthews QC continues to act in proceedings arising from the death of a lawyer who was crushed by falling window frames, Jim Sturman QC is handling corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter prosecutions, and Christine Agnew QC is assisting with potential prosecutions arising from the Hillsborough tragedy.

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