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Coronavirus update: Matrix remains open with reduced opening hours (9-6pm). We are encouraging clients to hold meetings over video or telephone conference rather than in person. For all work enquiries, please call us on 020 7404 3447. To help direct your call further, please see our list of key contacts.

About Us

Matrix is a barristers’ chambers located in Gray’s Inn, London, Geneva and Brussels. We are a group of independent and specialist lawyers who work in a wide range of areas of law. We work throughout the UK and have extensive experience internationally. Barristers at Matrix are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.

Matrix was set up in 2000 in response to the changing face of the legal landscape at that time. We wanted to achieve a different working model from the traditional English chambers and, at the time of our establishment, we were labelled “the future of the Bar”. We are proud of our record of innovation and of our reputation as an accessible, professional and approachable set. Our actions are guided by our core values, which outline our principles as an organisation and govern how we work. We operate within a modern environment, where diversity, accessibility and client care are widely championed.

Our mission statement

“To be an excellent, innovative provider of legal services domestically and internationally.”

Senior management

The organisation is led by Phillippa Kaufmann QC, who is the Chair of our Management Committee. Our staff team, business development and operational structure is managed by our Chief Executive, Rachel Holmes.

More information

For information on our core value projects, including how to make an application to our Matrix Causes Fund, please visit CSR.

For information regarding opportunities at Matrix, please visit Recruitment.

If you are a member of the public and wish to instruct a barrister or receive advice, please visit Public Access page before contacting us.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please call us on +44 (0)20 7404 3447 or visit our contact page.

Our Griffin building site is fully wheelchair accessible. We offer hearing loops in meeting rooms and are happy to accommodate other needs, such as papers printed in large print, if told in advance. If visiting Matrix please contact to ask about any access requirements or adjustments you might need.