Matthew Buckland

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Calm, measured and persuasive; an advocate described by Criminal Law and Justice as “masterful” and by the Guardian as “deft and subtle”.

Matthew is a specialist defence advocate with particular expertise in defending fraud, money laundering and other allegations of organized criminal activity.

Matthew has represented numerous professionals charged with fraud including accountants, bankers, chartered surveyors and lawyers. He has also acted for them at related disciplinary proceedings. He has also enjoyed success in the VAT tribunal.

Matthew also has a niche practice defending those charged with offences under the Pornography legislation.