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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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Tracy Ayling QC and Shauna Ritchie prosecute Gross Negligence Manslaughter of seven-year-old Summer


Summer Grant died in March 2016 after the bouncy castle on which she was playing was lifted and carried by the wind across Harlow Town Park from the funfair where…

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Christopher Martin secures acquittal in Sexual Assault allegation


Christopher Martin represented a young man charged with the sexual assault of a female Events Manager at a private 21st Birthday at Hornsey Town Hall. During the trial the case…

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Christopher Martin secures acquittal in alleged “abuse” of recruits case


One of the biggest investigations into the alleged abuse of teenage Army recruits in Britain has collapsed after legal argument. Christopher Martin acted for Sergeant Anthony Owen, one of sixteen…

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Surgeon David Sellu cleared by Medical Practitioners Tribunal


Ian Stern QC represented Mr David Sellu the Consultant surgeon before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal, with regard to allegations relating to the same patient that led to his conviction which…

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