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Practice Team X

Team X, led by our Senior Practice Manager, Liz Bousher, provide administrative support and assistance to members working in a number of Matrix’s key areas.

Team X assist in the following areas:

Team X are your first point of contact if you need to instruct, or get in touch with, one of our members in these areas. They are able to assist with the management of members’ diaries, availability enquiries, questions about new or ongoing cases, court listings, arbitration and mediation facilities, meeting and client conference bookings, and updating our client relationship management system.

You can contact Team X through the following email address: practiceteamx@matrixlaw.co.uk.

Elizabeth Bousher, Senior Practice Manager
Contact:
elizabethbousher@matrixlaw.co.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7611 9399

Elizabeth Bousher is one of our Senior Practice Managers. Liz assists with the management of our practice staff and the barristers in Team X. She is responsible for managing the practices of members who specialise in commercial, EU and competition law, public, immigration, education, health and mental capacity, community care, human rights and environmental law. Liz’s role incorporates the administration, business development and strategic direction of the team.

To view Liz's profile in full, please see here.

Gary Collins, Practice Manager
Contact:
GaryCollins@matrixlaw.co.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7611 9399

Gary joined Matrix as a Practice Manager in July 2019. Gary has obtained a wealth of experience having commenced his career in 2003 and previously worked at New Square Chambers, 11 Stone Buildings and Selborne Chambers.

Outside of Chambers, he enjoys spending time with his young family. He is a keen sports fan and participates in triathlons.

Simon Gardner, Practice Manager
Contact:
simongardner@matrixlaw.co.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7611 9399

Simon joined Matrix in November 2013 having previously worked at Tooks Chambers and Garden Court prior to that.

In his spare time his young daughter keeps him very busy, otherwise he enjoys socialising, travel and DIY.

Zoe Mellor, Practice Manager
Contact:
zoemellor@matrixlaw.co.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7611 9399

Zoe has worked in the legal sector since 1992, starting as Parliamentary Clerk to the Director of Public Prosecutions. She is one of the original members of the staff team and has been on the practice desk since May 2000. Zoe has experience across all of Matrix’s practice areas. Zoe works part time, Tuesday-Thursday.

She lives in north London and spends her days away from Matrix trying to keep up with her three young children.

Frankie Penton, Assistant Practice Manager
Contact:
frankiepenton@matrixlaw.co.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7611 9399

Frankie joined Matrix in June 2012. Frankie previously worked at 4 New Square, Radcliffe Chambers and Wilberforce Chambers. Frankie assists Liz, Zoe and Simon with the day to day management and development of the members’ practices within Team X. Frankie is a member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks.

In 2014 Frankie was awarded the John Carter Memorial Award/Student of the Year after completing the IBC BTEC in Clerking and Administration.