Conall Bailie

Year of Call: 2016  


Conall regularly acts for the defence and prosecution, on both a private and publicly-funded basis. He has a growing practice in all areas of criminal law and in the Crown Court has been instructed in cases of robbery, malicious wounding, and supply of drugs.

He has appeared in numerous cases involving youths, and is particularly familiar with the issues arising out of county lines matters, including potential defences under the Modern Slavery Act.

Conall is also instructed regularly in summary trials acting for the defence across a range of criminal offences including driving matters and allegations of domestic violence. He is qualified to accept instructions directly from the public on these and other matters.

Prior to joining 2 Bedford Row, Conall was employed by Herbert Smith Freehills and Linklaters as a paralegal. He defended in cases prosecuted by the SFO, the FCA, and the Securities and Exchange Commission involving allegations of fraud, and also assisted in the defence of News Group Newspapers against allegations of phone hacking.


LLB Law (Hons), Durham University (2011-2014)
BPTC, Outstanding, University of Law (2015-2016)

Churchill Scholarship, Gray’s Inn (2016)
Headridge Award, Gray’s Inn (2015)