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Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC

3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5BH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Fax:
Fax 020 7400 6464
DX:
237 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com

Matthew Butt

Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com
Three Raymond Buildings (Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC)

Position

A criminal, extradition and regulatory practitioner with particular expertise in inquests, licensing law and professional misconduct. Prosecutes and defends in serious criminal cases. Acts at first instance and on appeal in extradition cases. Instructed in complex and high-profile inquests, particularly those involving fatal shootings (recently represented the MPS ‘Flying Squad’ Silver Commander at an inquest into a double shooting at Chandlers Ford, also represented the MPS ‘Trident’ Tactical Firearms Commander in the inquest touching the death of Mark Duggan). Regularly instructed to represent accused officers in police disciplinary hearings and appeals. Advises and represents on all matters connected with licensed activities, including gaming, alcohol, regulated entertainment, street trading, firearms and taxis before licensing committees and on appeal to the Magistrates’ Court, the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal. Clients include licensing authorities, the police, major national pub operators and festivals.

Career

Called 2002, Gray’s Inn; advocacy trainer Gray’s Inn; CPS Grade 3 Prosecutor; CPS rape list; Attorney General’s B Panel 2012; Attorney General’s C Panel 2008-12.  Recorder of the Crown Court 2015.

Education

University College London (LLB; Dip Law); Gray’s Inn (2002 Atkin Scholar; 2000 Lord Justice Walker Scholar); English Union American Scholar 2001.


London Bar

Inquests and inquiries

Within: Leading Juniors

Matthew Butt - Three Raymond Buildings‘He is steadfast in his approach to ensure that the right outcome for a case is always achieved.’

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International crime and extradition

Within: Leading Juniors

Matthew Butt - Three Raymond BuildingsHe is fiercely intelligent and able to unpick the most complex legal issues.

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Licensing

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Matthew Butt - Three Raymond Buildings‘Impressive, authoritative presence in Licensing Sub-Committee hearings and prepared to provide robust advice in challenging cases.’

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Police law (defendant)

Within: Leading Juniors

Matthew Butt - Three Raymond BuildingsHe is phenomenally confident in court.

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