Yearly Archives: 2017

Grenfell Tower Inquiry


2 Bedford Row members Jim Sturman QC, Richard Matthews QC, Andrew McGee and Eleanor Sanderson are all instructed in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse


Brian Altman QC is Counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Jacqueline Carey, Christopher Saad and Thomas Daniel are also involved as counsel in the Inquiry.

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Anand Beharrylal appointed to the rank of Queens Counsel


Chambers is delighted to announce that Anand Beharrylal has been appointed to the rank of Queens Counsel. Anand was called in 1997 and is a member of the bar in…

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Richard Whittam QC named ‘Crime Silk of the Year’


Chambers congratulates Richard Whittam QC on being selected as ‘Crime Silk of the Year’ by the Legal 500 for 2018.

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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


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 judgment…

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Legal 500 awards for Crime 2018


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 QC are each…

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Acquittal in drugs and firearms conspiracy trial


Ashraf Khan acted for ML in a 12 week multi handed drugs/firearms conspiracy trial. Allegations included the large scale supply or drugs and sawn off shots guns throughout the Midlands…

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Successful appeal clarifies the defence of insanity


Sam Thomas’ submissions were accepted by the Administrative Court (Irvin LJ; Knowles J), who indicated that the law, previously held as correct for twenty years, should no longer be followed…

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Chambers & Partners 2018 Rankings


The 2018 edition of the Chambers & Partners guide has been released and 2 Bedford Row received a total of 60 recommendations. As a set, Chambers was ranked as a…

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Success in ground breaking trademark prosecution


Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Richard Egan of Tuckers) and Simon Baker (instructed by Bambos Tsiattalou and Amjid Jabbar of The Stokoe Partnership) were instructed on behalf of a company…

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