Cases

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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Christopher Martin secures acquittal at Court Martial in Sexual Assault allegation


Christopher Martin represented a senior soldier (Warrant Officer Class 1) charged with two sexual assaults of a female bar worker at a military function.  A conviction would have had far…

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Fraud acquittal


Following a six week trial, Jacqueline Carey, leading Vedrana Pehar, secured the acquittal of the second defendant accused of money laundering.  The case was a private prosecution brought by a…

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Alex Stein and Michael Levy appear in The Pensions Regulator v Dominic Chappell


On 21st September Her Honour Judge Henson QC sitting with two lay magistrates refused Mr Chappell’s appeal against conviction at Hove Crown Court. Mr Chappell, who was convicted of three offences contrary…

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Richard Whittam QC chaired the RFU disciplinary panel that heard the allegation of foul play against Chris Ashton


Richard Whittam QC chaired the RFU independent disciplinary panel at Twickenham on Thursday 23 August that heard the allegation of foul play against Chris Ashton. The player had been sent…

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Landmark prosecution in smoke alarms case


Allan Compton and Jacqueline Carey successfully prosecuted Kamal Bains for an offence under s. 3 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Bains ran a letting agency and assumed the…

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“Not guilty” verdict in EURIBOR prosecution


Eleanor Sanderson, instructed by Ian Ryan of Howard Kennedy, acted as junior counsel for Achim Kraemer, the only defendant acquitted of conspiring to fix the Euro Inter Bank Offer Rate…

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Three Silks from 2 Bedford Row all successful in a three month fraud trial at Southwark


Richard Whittam QC, instructed privately, successfully prosecuted the former Chief Executive Officer of DAS UK and two others for conspiracy to defraud. Dean Armstrong QC and Christine Agnew QC secured…

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Grenfell Tower Inquiry


2 Bedford Row members Jim Sturman QC, Richard Matthews QC, Andrew McGee and Eleanor Sanderson are all instructed in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse


Brian Altman QC is Counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Jacqueline Carey, Christopher Saad and Thomas Daniel are also involved as counsel in the Inquiry.

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