Yearly Archives: 2019

2 Bedford Row are proud to support The First 100 Years project “Celebrating the past to shape the future for Women in Law”


Did you know in 1888 Eliza Orme was the first woman to gain a law degree? Or that it was only in 1919 when the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act came…

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Pupillage Applications 2020 Timetable:


Our pupillage application round will open on 9th January 2020. Applications can be submitted using our downloadable Word Application Form (available to download from the 9th January 2020). Applications will need…

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Tribunal Appointment


The Judicial Appointment Committee has appointed Christopher Martin to be a fee-paid member of the Armed Forces War Pensions and Compensation First-tier Appeal Tribunal.​    

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Hijacking trial acquittal


The jury unanimously acquitted defendants represented by three members of chambers in a momentous hijacking case following an eight week trial at the Central Criminal Court. This was the first…

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The Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020


2 Bedford Row are delighted to announce that Chambers have been shortlisted for Crime Set of the Year in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020.  The nomination is a testament…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges


Chambers is delighted to announce the publication of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges, which has been co-authored by Sam Thomas. The book provides an essential insight into…

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Louise Oakley acts for the prosecution in case that makes legal history


Louise Oakley, led by Tom Little QC, prosecuted Michael Weir at the Central Criminal Court for two separate murders committed in 1998 of Leonard Harris and Rose Seferian. Michael Weir…

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Stephen Vullo QC acts in John Broadhurst appeal


Stephen Vullo QC acted for the appellant in his appeal against a sentence of three years and eight months after a guilty plea to manslaughter (the prosecution dropping the charge…

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Alex Stein instructed for the prosecution – The Pensions Regulator


The Regulator investigated and prosecuted the director of a corporate trustee of the Yateley Industries for the Disabled Limited pensions fund. Patrick McLarry stole over £250,000 to fund property purchases…

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Louise Sweet QC secures acquittal in murder case


In the Jodie Chesney verdicts: Louise Sweet QC (Instructed by Carol Kehoe, Tuckers Law) represented a 16 year old who has been found not guilty of murder and manslaughter at…

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