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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Matthew Holdcroft

5 Essex Court - London

Matthew Holdcroft - 5 Essex Court
  • 5 Essex Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9AH

Profile submitted by Matthew Holdcroft

Practice Areas

Public law, tortious actions, discipline and regulatory work and human rights. Matthew's practice includes work for both public authorities and private clients. Recent high profile work includes appearing in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, the Hillsborough and Raoul Moat inquests, Plebgate (the Federation Representatives), Kingsley Burrell, PC Harwood (Ian Tomlinson) discipline hearing and advising in relation to aspects of the Jimmy Savile investigation. Matthew's advisory work covers a wide range of areas from safety and security of nuclear installations, fatal accidents, shootings, police actions (all aspects), personal injury litigation and regulatory and disciplinary investigations and hearings. Recent public law cases include, R (Yavuz) v CC of West Yorkshire [2016] EWHC 2054 (Admin), CXS v CC of Hampshire [2016] EWHC 848 (QB), R (CC of West Yorkshire) v IPCC [2014] EWCA Civ 1367, R (Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis) v Police Appeals Tribunal [2013] EWHC 1684 (Admin), R (Lee) v Chief Constable of Essex [2012] EWHC 283 (Admin) and R (L) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2009] UKSC 3.

Professional Memberships

ALBA, PIBA, ARDL

Career

Called to the Bar in 1998

Publications

Matthew regularly writes articles for a number of publications and lectures on all areas and aspects of his practice