Yearly Archives: 2019

Non-custodial sentence for possession of a Taser


Natalie Bird, instructed by Paul Cameron of Bark & Co, secured a conditional discharge for a military veteran who was originally charged with purchasing a disguised firearm (a torch-like taser)…

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Christopher Martin secures Court Martial acquittal


Christopher Martin, instructed by Lisa Towel of Blackfords LLP, successfully defended an infantry Corporal at a Court Martial lasting four days. The defendant was charged with Negligently Performing a Duty…

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Paratroops acquitted on Judge’s direction


Barry Gilbert and Chris Martin, instructed by Sam Nundy of Levy and Co, successfully defended two paratroop sergeants at a Court Martial lasting two weeks.  Mr Gilbert’s client was charged…

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Boiler room fraud acquittal


Quentin Hunt, leading Vedrana Pehar, secured the acquittal of the main defendant accused of two sophisticated multi million pound carbon credit boiler room frauds. Their client was the manager of the…

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Financial Crime Spring Newsletter – 2019


The Spring 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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Environment Agency confiscation proceedings


Jamas Hodivala and Kwaku Awuku-Asabre, instructed by Jim Meyer at Tuckers, represented a director of several companies in complex confiscation proceedings brought by the Environment Agency. The EA alleged that…

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Shooting acquittal


Stan Reiz was junior counsel for MD, who was charged with murder following a shooting at Tottenham Cemetery. MD was acquitted of murder and manslaughter at the Old Bailey on…

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Jim Sturman QC secures 18 month sentence in a causing death by dangerous driving case


Jim Sturman QC acted for Antonio Boparan who was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for causing death by dangerous driving. For further information see BBC News/Birmingham.

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Operation Zeus


Jim Sturman QC acted for Aled Gray at the conclusion of the Operation Zeus series of cases arising from a covert police operation into dealing in class A drugs in North…

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David Patience success in High Court for TfL in taxi driver disabled passenger appeal


David Patience, acting for Transport for London, successfully resisted a case stated appeal by a taxi driver, who had been convicted in the Magistrates’ Court of making an additional charge…

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