Matthew prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court and has experience of appearing in the High Court. He specialises in criminal law and frequently acts in a range of POCA, civil and regulatory proceedings.
Matthew is often instructed by prosecution agencies such as HMRC, the Environment Agency and local authorities and has successfully represented defendants against a wide range of criminal allegations, including attempted murder.
He has experience of drafting grounds of appeal in respect of serious criminal matters and has successfully acted alone in judicial review proceedings.
Before joining Red Lion Chambers in 2015, Matthew worked for a busy criminal law firm and acted for one of the defence teams in the Operation Opaque case (£150 million conspiracy to produce cannabis).
Criminal Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit
BPTC: BPP Law School
LLB (Hons.): University of Liverpool
Exhibition Award and Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Scholarship: Inner Temple