B.A. / LL.B. (Hons 1), University of Sydney
- Administrative law
- Commercial and corporations law
- Competition and consumer law
- Criminal law (including regulatory and civil penalty proceedings)
- Disciplinary proceedings
- Employment and industrial law
- Inquests, commissions and inquiries
- International law
- Professional negligence
- Sports law
Prior to coming to the Bar, Matthew was a Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP), working in fraud, tax and corporate crime, money laundering, drug importation, child exploitation and aviation offences. Previously Matthew was a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills working in commercial litigation, white collar crime / regulation and employment law.
Matthew also has a strong interest in international criminal law, having interned at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia on the prosecution case against former Bosnian Serb president, Radovan Karadžić. More recently, Matthew assisted the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) with its report into the alleged commission of international crimes during the Sri Lankan civil war.