Michelle Butler > Matrix Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Matrix Chambers
Matrix Chambers
GRIFFIN BUILDING, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5LN
England

Position

Barrister specialising in public and private international law, arbitration, crime, commercial law, civil liberties and human rights.

Career

Qualified solicitor 2002 (New South Wales); called to the Bar 2007 (Inner Temple); trained Matrix 2007-08; member 2008; FCO Public International Law C Panel (2014). Publications include: Clayton and Tomlinson’s ‘Law of Human Rights’ (2009), the International Bar Association’s ‘Manual on International Criminal Law’ (2010), ‘Human Rights and Criminal Justice’ (2012) and Livingstone, Owen & Macdonald’s ‘Prison Law’ (2015).

Education

University of Queensland (2000, BA); 2002 LLB (first class); College of Law (2002); University of Cambridge (2004, LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Public international law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Michelle ButlerMatrix ChambersHighly diligent, knowledgeable, incredibly experienced, and hardworking, bright and tenacious. A pleasure to work with.

London Bar > International crime and extradition

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Michelle ButlerMatrix ChambersShe is resolute in her commitment to the law and her clients. Combines real expertise with real emotional intelligence.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Michelle Butler – Matrix Chambers ‘Tireless, steely, wise, and client-friendly, Michelle is a very careful and measured advocate who provides good written submissions. She was a very thorough opponent, who did a good job of getting across a difficult case.