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  EWHC 2054 (Admin), CXS v CC of Hampshire  EWHC 848 (QB), R (CC of West Yorkshire) v IPCC  EWCA Civ 1367, R (Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis) v Police Appeals Tribunal  EWHC 1684 (Admin), R (Lee) v Chief Constable of Essex  EWHC 283 (Admin) and R (L) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis  UKSC 3.