Yearly Archives: 2018

Suspended sentence in investment fraud


R v X, Jim Sturman QC acted for M who was sentenced to a suspended sentence for his role in a £650,000 “investment scam”, the accused pleaded guilty to an…

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Conviction in Chelmsford Garage Shooting


Tracy Ayling QC and Allan Compton prosecuted Bradley Blundell for the murder of John Pordage in an 18 day trial at Woolwich Crown Court. In the early hours of 5th…

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Winter Edition – 2 Bedford Row Financial Crime Newsletter


The Winter edition of the 2 Bedford Row Financial Crime Newsletter is now available. If you would like a hard copy please contact Angela Campbell, Chambers Administrator.

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Brian Altman QC prosecutes Russell Bishop


Brian Altman QC has led the prosecution of Russell Bishop for the ‘Babes in the Wood’ murder trial. Although Bishop was tried and acquitted of the murders of 9-year-old Karen…

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Legal 500 UK 2019 Awards


Chambers is delighted to announce that Chambers has been short listed as crime set of the year, and wishes to congratulate Christine Agnew QC and Tim Kendal for their personal…

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SRA v Mark Lewis


Tim Kendal, of 2 Bedford Row, represented media lawyer Mark Lewis at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. After a three-day hearing the Tribunal found that Mr Lewis had tweeted offensively in…

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Green Signal! Proceeds with caution


In light of the legalisation of drugs in other jurisdictions, Thomas Daniel considers the application of the UK’s money laundering offences in relation to lawful activities performed overseas. Overview The…

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Chambers & Partners: 2019 Edition


The 2019 edition of the Chambers & Partners guide to the legal profession was released on 1st November 2018. We are delighted that the 2019 edition continues to regard 2…

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Legal 500 2018


The 2018 edition of the Legal 500 directory was released on 29th October 2018, and Chambers was pleased to have received a total of 77 recommendations. Chambers was recommended as…

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Fraud Acquittal


Stan Reiz successfully defended DS against a charge of being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of excise duty on alcohol. DS was one of five defendants accused of evading…

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