All the latest news from Matrix Chambers and our members.
Danny Friedman QC and Ifeanyi Odogwu are representing a group of bereaved survivors and residents in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry (instructed by Bhatt Murphy, Bindmans, Hickman and Rose and Hodge Jones & Allen). They made opening statements yesterday that focused on the deficiencies in the response of the London Fire Brigade on the night of […]
Gavin Millar QC has given expert evidence to the Public Bills Committee scrutinising the Elections Bill, stating that “The Bill ignores the other most urgent problem in our system, which is the lack of an effective regulatory and enforcement regime to ensure that foreign money and dark money do not enter our political system through […]
Matrix is thrilled to announce that we have received two nominations for The Lawyer Awards 2021. Congratulations to Alex Bailin QC who has been shortlisted as Barrister of the Year and we are delighted to have also been shortlisted as Chambers of the Year. The winners will be announced at a virtual ceremony on the […]
The Court of Appeal’s decision in Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Akhtar  EWCA Civ 1353 gives detailed guidance on the interplay between polygamous marriages and bereavement benefits under social security legislation. The Court allowed the Secretary of State’s appeal, holding that the Respondent, Mrs Akhtar, the widow of a man who […]
Matrix is thrilled to welcome two new members to the public law team: Jesse Nicholls and Sarah Sackman. Sarah joined Matrix on Monday 6th September. Jesse will officially join Matrix in late-October and is currently on paternity leave until the end of January 2022. Matrix’s expertise in public law is wide-ranging with members regularly instructed […]