Mathew Gullick > Chambers of David Berkley QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Berkley QC
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Work Department

Business & Commercial; Public Law, Employment, Asset Forfeiture.


Mathew Gullick’s practice is focused on public law, employment and commercial matters. He is also instructed both on costs issues and on procedural points across the entire spectrum of civil litigation.

Mathew also undertakes asset forfeiture work (including on human rights issues) in both the criminal and civil jurisdictions, reflecting the crossover between his commercial and public law practice.

In the public law field, he is regularly instructed to appear in the Administrative Court in immigration matters and also acts in prison law and social security benefits cases.

In the employment context, he acts for both claimants and respondents (public, private and third sector) across the range of employment law including unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, all types of discrimination, equal pay and unlawful deductions from wages (including the non-payment of bonuses).

His costs practice has involved matters as diverse as protective costs orders in the Administrative Court and applications for non-party costs order against legal expenses insurers, as well as working on costs in complex Group Litigation.

As well as appearing in Courts and Tribunals, he also acts as a representative in mediations.

Mathew is a member of the Attorney-General’s A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in civil matters. Previously he served on the B Panel (2012-2016) and the C Panel (2008-2012). 


Called 2003, Gray’s Inn.


Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA); Employment Law Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association.


MA (Oxon).