Matt Lewin

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Matt is a top-ranked public law barrister, recognised as a “rising star”, whose clients range from government departments to parish councils.

His work includes advocacy in court and at public inquiries, investigations, reviews, training, public speaking and advisory work on a diverse range of public law issues, for clients across England and Wales.

He is a member of both the Attorney General’s and the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s C panels of counsel.

He is listed as a “rising star” in local government law in Legal 500 2023 with “great expertise and knowledge and a broad local government practice”. He is also described as an “up and coming” junior barrister in licensing law by Chambers and Partners 2022 with an “easy but robust approach to the matters in hand [which] gives great confidence.”

The Court of Appeal has described his submissions as “excellent … [made] with skill and moderation”.

Matt was a nominee for the Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2019 award.