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2 Bedford Row in the Chambers & Partners 2022 Guide

21st October 2021

Chambers is delighted to have received a total of 52 recommendations in the 2022 edition of the Chambers & Partners Bar directory released today.

30 individual members of Chambers (13 QCs and…

Jim Sturman QC – “The Life of a Criminal Lawyer”

14th October 2021

We are proud to see Jim Sturman QC featuring in today’s Times law section “The Life of a Criminal Lawyer” by Catherine Baksi in “The Brief”.

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Court Martial Acquittal

7th October 2021

Eleanor Lucas and Cathryn Sutcliffe, both instructed by Laura Smith of Cartwright King, successfully defended two British Army soldiers at a contested trial at Bulford Court Martial Centre. 


Aggravated burglary acquittal

21st October 2021

Barry Gilbert, instructed by Sam Nundy of Levy & Co solicitors, defended F during an 8-day trial at Basildon Crown Court.

The defendant and two others were indicted with aggravated…

Post Office Horizon Appeals (Ambrose & Others [2021] EWCA Crim 1443)

20th October 2021

Simon Baker QC & Jacqueline Carey, instructed by Nick Vamos and Hannah Laming of Peters & Peters, appeared on behalf of Post Office Ltd (‘POL’) in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division,…

Youth Court Rape Acquittal:

18th October 2021

A 17 year old boy, represented by Louise Sweet QC, was found not guilty of rape in the Youth Court, where it has become increasingly more common for jurisdiction to be retained in these…

Seminars & Blogs

The production of overseas evidence in criminal investigations

On 5 February 2021, the Supreme Court unanimously allowed the appeal of KBR Inc against the decision of the Divisional Court in 2018 that the SFO’s compulsory production power under section 2(3) of…

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Corporate criminal liability: A step closer to reform?

On what basis should criminal liability attach to a corporation? This question has long been a vexed one. The statute book features several bespoke offences created for corporations, including…

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