Richard Matthews QC practises from his own chambers at One Mayfair Place, Mayfair, London, W1J 8AJ. With facilities to host client conferences and mediations and to enable the secure participation in virtual court hearings, alongside client representatives, the chambers also has access to world-wide annex facilities, including at One World Trade Center, New York, and Haussmann, 21 Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.
Richard accepts instructions from professional clients (independent private practice, in-house legal department or Licensed Access).
Richard Matthews QC’s expertise spans the breadth of regulatory and business crime, especially health and safety enforcement, fire safety and environmental enforcement. His specialist practice encompasses gross negligence and corporate manslaughter.
He has extensive experience of inquests, public inquiries and of major investigations into public disasters. Richard Matthews QC has advised in respect of a great many of the UK’s most sensitive safety-related issues over many years.