Yearly Archives: 2016

Collective Investment schemes, regulatory enforcement and the criminal law


If it looks like a Collective Investment Scheme and smells like a Collective Investment Scheme, what is it? Overview Many criminal practitioners will be quietly confident they could spot a…

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Kidnapping Acquittal


Barry Gilbert, instructed by Sam Nundy of Levy & Co, secured the acquittal of S on 7th October 2016 on an indictment alleging kidnapping following a trial lasting three weeks….

Category: Cases |

Richard Whittam QC named as ‘Crime silk of the Year’


Chambers wishes to add its congratulations to Richard’s well-deserved accolade when he was awarded ‘Crime silk of the Year’, at the recent Chambers Directory awards dinner.

Category: News |

Abuse of state power by Police


Jim Sturman QC acted for Holman Fenwick Willan (James Clibbon and Paul Wordley instructing) who successfully challenged the endorsement of a warrant granted by the Scottish Court and endorsed by…

Category: Cases |

Howard Godfrey QC secures acquittal of Royal Household Contractor


Howard Godfrey QC represented a designer of high technology heating systems who was the only defendant to be acquitted at Southwark in August of alleged corruption of the Royal Household…

Category: Cases |

Howard Godfrey QC secures acquittal in sex case


XX acquitted of an offence of attempting to induce a child under the age of 13 to commit a sexual act with another child. The ‘children’ were in fact computer…

Category: Cases |

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2016


2 Bedford Row is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 Chambers UK Bar Awards, in the following categories: Crime: Silk of the Year –…

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Archangelo Power secures treble Court Martial success


In a series of three separate cases, counsel secured the acquittal of three separate defendants, ranging from sexual assault, indecent exposure, disgraceful conduct, downloading sexual images and battery. In the…

Category: Cases |

Jim Sturman QC represents footballer Andre Gray


Jim Sturman QC represented Andre Gray of Burnley FC who appeared before the FA on 6 charges that related to breach of FA Rule E3 for postings on Twitter.

Category: Cases |

Legal 500 2016


Chambers, the clerks, 14 silks and 16 junior counsel receive accolades in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500. The Legal 500 UK 2016 is now available, you can view…

Category: News |