Yearly Archives: 2008

R v Stagg


Junior Counsel in the infamous Rachel Nickell murder trial.

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The New York Times


Ideas of 2008 that changed the world included the pioneering Climate Change defence presented by Michael Wolkind QC to secure the acquittal of 6 Greenpeace protesters who climbed Kingsnorth Power…

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Baby P Case


Nigel Lithman QC advised the General Social Care Council tribunal in applications to suspend two social workers in the Baby P case.

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R v Chargot


Richard Matthews QC appeared in the leading authority on health and safety.

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Largest SFO case collapses in the Court of Appeal


2 Bedford Row was well represented in the successful defence teams in Operation Holbein (the ‘Pharmaceuticals’ case), in which the Serious Fraud Office alleged price fixing in respect of drugs…

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Future Stars of the Bar – Eleanor Sanderson


To read an extract from Times Online article click here.

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Richard Whittam QC & Samuel Magee join chambers


Chambers is delighted to welcome Richard Whittam QC (formerly of Furnival Chambers) and Samuel Magee (formerly of 187 Fleet Street) as members of chambers.

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Revenue & Customs Prosecution


Quentin Hunt, on behalf of Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs conducted the prosecution of a 77 year old drug trafficker and her daughter at Canterbury Crown Court; the pair –…

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Greenpeace protesters cleared


Michael Wolkind QC represented 6 Greenpeace activists acquitted with costs awarded at Maidstone Crown Court. They were charged with criminal damage by climbing the chimney tower at Kingsnorth Coal Power…

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Barry George found not guilty


Barry George was found not guilty of the murder of Jill Dando by a jury at the Old Bailey on the 1st August 2008 following an 8 week trial. Barry…

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