Committed to all aspects of Criminal and Regulatory law, 2 Bedford Row advises and represents clients in a wide variety of proceedings and investigations, from high profile Fraud and Murder, to Health & Safety and Professional proceedings.

Cases

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Successful appeal clarifies the defence of insanity

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Sam Thomas’ submissions were accepted by the Administrative Court (Irvin LJ; Knowles J), who indicated that the law, previously held as correct for...

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“Acquittal in historic sexual allegation

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Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Mohammed Sajid Bismillah of Tuckers) acted for X, an elderly man charged with a sexual offence allegedly committed...

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Richard Whittam QC, Legal 500 crime silk of the Year

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Chambers congratulates Richard Whittam QC on being selected as crime silk of the year by the Legal 500 for 2018.

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Legal 500 awards for crime 2018

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Chambers is pleased to announce that 2 Bedford Row has been nominated as UK Chambers of the year in crime for 2018, Jim Sturman QC and Richard Whittam...

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Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords [2017] UKSC 67, No more Ghosh test- dishonesty is like an elephant- Victoria Shehadeh, Tenant

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The Supreme Court has declared that the test from R v Ghosh [1982] QB 1053 should no longer be used when directing a jury on dishonesty. In a pithy...

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