Matthew Withers > The Chambers of Richard Booth KC > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile

The Chambers of Richard Booth KC
1 Crown Office Row, Brighton


Matthew Withers has a busy civil practice and regularly accepts instructions in general civil law matters but he has particular experience in employment and property,  with clients citing his diligence and technical knowledge, along with his personable and calm manner coupled with his analytical approach.


Call: 2016; Middle Temple

Matthew accepts instructions across the full range of general civil work and regularly appears in appeared in court in a variety of interim hearings, as well as trials across the small claim, fast and multi tracks on behalf of both claimants and defendants. Matthew has experience in dealing with complex applications, and accepts paperwork instructions to advise and draft documents in a range of matters including personal injury, breach of contract, package holiday, and tort actions, including professional negligence claims.

Matthew has recently represented clients located in other EU member states, including Greece and Spain and deals deftly with the application of EU Regulations as to jurisdiction, as well as the European Orders for Payment regime.




  • University of Law, BPTC (Outstanding) (2016)
  • University of Sussex, Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction) (2015)
  • The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, BA (Hons) (First Class) (2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Employment

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Withers1 Crown Office Row ‘Always very practical as well as academic. Understands both the law and practice. Very good barrister, key grasp of facts, good cross examiner.’

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Withers1 Crown Office Row, Brighton

The civil team at 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton, is capable of covering all aspects of residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters. Simon Sinnatt is ‘very experienced and excellent at the complex matters’ and ‘good on his feet with advocacy’. Michael Walker is known for being ‘very patient and good with clients’. Junior Paul Ashwell and rising star Matthew Withers are the other key practitioners at the set.