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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Mathew Sherratt QC

Carmelite Chambers - London

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  • 9 Carmelite Street
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 0DR

Profile submitted by Mathew Sherratt QC

Practice Areas

Newly appointed silk with a wealth of experience in cases involving serious and complex crime. Historical high profile cases include: junior counsel for the millionaire businessman Nicholas Van Hoogstraten; Christopher Edward Buckingham “The Lord of Fraud; and in the Johnson Matthey Gold bullion robbery. Instructed in a number of reported decisions including: Darmalingum v Secretary of State for Mauritius (PC) [2000] WLR 2303; R (Mudie) v Dover Magistrates [2003] 2 WLR 1344 (CA); R v Van Hoogstraten [2004] Crim LR 498; Att-Gen’s Ref (No.3 of 2004) [2006] Crim.L.R 63,CA; R v. Maxwell [2010] UKSC 48; R v Ehi-Palmer [2016] EWCA Crim 1844. Recent instructions: In Fraud; R v W (acting for solicitor in multi-million pound mortgage fraud); R v D (garage lien fraud/extortion); R v R (immigration fraud via language school); R v N (massive boiler room fraud) and R v. R (Black Friday cyber fraud targeting Ebay and Paypal). General crime: R v AK (horrific kidnap and torture of adolescent committed by teenage gang); R v SM (blackmail and GBH); R v J (murder); R v M (money laundering for infamous London crime syndicate); and R v. P (gross negligence manslaughter prosecution of British Army officer). Substantial experience in respect of regulatory proceedings, civil fraud, asset recovery and POCA claims.

Professional Memberships

French Consulate list of lawyers; member CBA, and member Fraud Advisory Panel


Called 1994; Queens Counsel 2017