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Matthew Hopkins
Call 2019
Specialism: Crime
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Tel: 0191 232 1927


Matthew Hopkins


Matthew currently accepts instructions in criminal matters.
Before starting becoming a Barrister,  Matthew was a manager at Santander bank. He also volunteered for a legal charity where he regularly represented clients in the First-tier Tribunal.



  • Bar Professional Training Course, Northumbria University (Outstanding)
  • Bachelor of Laws, University College London (2:1)
  • Whitley Bay High School and Sixth Form



  • The Trinity Chambers Prize for the best performance on the BPTC
  • The Park Lane Plowden Chambers Prize for the best advocate on the BPTC
  • Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize, Middle Temple
  • Certificate of Honour, Middle Temple
  • First Place – Richard Murtagh Memorial Moot, Middle Temple
  • First Place – National rounds of the Telders International Moot Court Competition



• Criminal Bar Association