Monthly Archives: November 2019

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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Chambers win set and silk awards for Health and Safety in Chambers UK Bar awards


We are absolutely delighted that Chambers’ Health & Safety team have been recognised as Chambers of the Year at the 2019 Chambers & Partners UK Bar awards, with Richard Matthews…

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The Chambers of Brian Altman QC and Jim Sturman QC


William Clegg QC has stood down as head of chambers after 25 years and will be retiring from practice at the end of the year. Chambers owes him a huge…

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