2 Bedford Row is, for many easily the best criminal set in the country.Legal 500 2015
Our members have extensive experience in defending and prosecuting allegations of serious sexual offending.
Members of 2 Bedford Row are renowned for their handling of cases involving allegations of a serious sexual nature. Members of chambers have appeared in high profile trials generated by ‘Operation Yewtree’ as well as the much publicised multi-defendant grooming and child exploitation cases.
Routinely instructed to defend or prosecute in these types of cases, many members of chambers have extensive experience in dealing with the following types of sexual allegations including:
Barristers at 2 Bedford Row specialising in this area of law are frequently called upon to advise pre-charge and are able to assist at each and every stage of the investigation. Our members are at the forefront of the vulnerable witness training courses and are adept at witness handling in the most sensitive and difficult cases. Whether the case involves expert evidence, the use of intermediaries or cross examination of a young/vulnerable witness, barristers at 2 Bedford Row have the skill and expertise required in this highly specialised area of criminal law.
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Brian Altman QC has been appointed leading counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse. Chambers congratulates Brian on his appointment. The appointment does not affect Brian’s existing caseload…
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William Clegg QC, instructed by John Martin of Howard Kennedy LLP, acted for a schoolmaster accused of anal rape of a female pupil. He was found not guilty of all…
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