Matthew Howarth

Call To The Bar: 2016

Matthew Howarth commenced pupillage at Lincoln House Chambers in August 2016.

Matthew joined chambers under the supervision of Alex Leach. Throughout his first six, he was assessed on a wide range of criminal cases. Subsequently, Matthew undertakes a number of instructions relating to serious crime in the Crown and Magistrates Court both prosecuting and defending.

Before joining Chambers, Matthew spent a number of years in practice at different law firms and legal institutions. Prior to joining chambers, he spent two years at Baker & McKenzie, an international law firm, where he was instructed on a large-scale prosecution for market manipulation and gained a useful insight into Banking and Financial litigation; in addition to working with the Eurozone 2015 Property and Estates team of the year. Matthew deals with a number of regulatory and property cases in chambers.

Additionally, Matthew has worked at Brent Council as a Duty Advocate and as a paralegal at Jones Myers a Band 1 Law Firm in Leeds. He was commonplace to address a wide range of instructions from Local Authorities on Care and Landlord & Tenant Proceedings.

Matthew has a great deal of international experience having interned with Hassans in Gibraltar, international abduction work with Jones Myers and sat as chair for Pro Bono at Baker & McKenzie, Belfast. Whilst in Belfast, he started an international Pro Bono project on the Refugee Crisis that has enabled him to undertake immigration work following his first six in chambers.