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Matrix ranked in 38 practice areas in the Chambers & Partners Guide 2022

Matrix is delighted to have 71 members being ranked across 38 practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2022. Matrix is described as having “an outstanding reputation” with “highly esteemed” barristers “at both senior and junior levels who are experienced in the handling of complex cases.” We are thrilled to have been included in the top […]

Confirmed victim of modern slavery wins test case challenging Home Office’s refusal to grant her discretionary leave to remain in the UK 

A confirmed victim of trafficking last Tuesday obtained judgment that the Home Office’s failure to grant her discretionary leave to remain as a victim of modern slavery (“MSL”) was unlawful because the decision maker did not consider whether she needed to stay in the country to pursue her asylum claim based on fear of re-trafficking. […]

£3million diamond boiler room fraud collapsed after the CPS failed to disclose significant evidence

A diamond boiler room fraud in Southwark Crown Court collapsed following the discovery by Nichola Higgins, and Narita Bahra QC of 2 Hare Court, that the prosecution’s expert had a commercial relationship with the Metropolitan police and significant disclosure failings. The exposure resulted in the acquittal of their client and all defendants. Nichola and Narita […]