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Alex prosecutes and defends in a wide variety of criminal cases. She is a calm and capable advocate with experience across the Crown, magistrates’ and youth courts.
Background and Expertise
Alex’s recent instructions have included acting as prosecution junior in a complex multi-handed insurance fraud trial at Inner London Crown Court. She has also recently completed a secondment at the SFO working on a significant on-going investigation into a multi-national corporate.
Having also acted as junior on a large scale car-ringing fraud in early 2016 she is keenly engaged in such work and takes strong interest in developing her skills in this area.
In her wider practice Alex has represented defendants in cases ranging from burglary, assaults, possession with intent to supply, affray and knife-point robbery, and she has assisted in historic sexual assault cases. She has particular skill when it comes to assisting young and vulnerable defendants and enjoys helping young people accused of serious crime.
Prosecution junior on 4 handed fraud lasting 6 weeks. Summer 2017
PROFILE: Alex Matthews
020 7489 2727
Exeter University BA (2.1)
Kings College/RADA MA (Distinction)
The Honourable Society of Middle Temple, Criminal Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit
Grade 1 Prosecutor