Matthew Chapman

Call: 1994, QC: 2017
Queen’s Counsel (QC)

"The pre-eminent travel law junior of his generation, unsurpassed in pure travel law, who expresses himself clearly, is very good with clients and can be trusted to get something right."
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Expertise
Matthew was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2017.
Education
Pegasus Scholar (Australia); LLM; LLB (Hons)
Chambers & Legal 500 Rankings
Over recent years Matthew has regularly been cited in legal directories.

Legal 500 ranks Matthew as Tier 1 as a Leading Junior for Consumer cases. He is described as “A walking encyclopaedia of all things travel litigation”. Under Personal Injury he is listed as Tier 4 but is called “A killer advocate with a great command of the law”.

Chambers & Partners list him as a new silk for Personal injury and International Personal Injury. He is reported as: 'Acclaimed by market commentators as "an absolute superstar in travel law," he distinguishes himself through his tremendous knowledge of key travel law directives and private international law. His caseload encompasses a broad spectrum of high-profile fatal accidents and catastrophic injury claims. He represents both claimants and defendants in complex cases that often raise novel points of law under Rome II.

"He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of travel law cases and has been involved in some of the most important cases in a very fast-changing landscape." "Nothing stumps him; there's no case you could put before him that he wouldn't be able to tackle." "The pre-eminent travel law junior of his generation, unsurpassed in pure travel law, who expresses himself clearly, is very good with clients and can be trusted to get something right."
Memberships

  • Personal Injuries Bar Association

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

  • TATLA – Midlands Circuit

  • Former Conciliator for the Passenger Shipping Association Conciliation Scheme (2005–2010)

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