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Chambers Bar Awards 2018


Chambers is pleased to announce that chambers has been nominated as ‘Crime/Extradition Set of the Year‘ and that Shauna Ritchie has been nominated as ‘Health & Safety Junior of the…

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Fraud Acquittal


Following a 6 week trial at Manchester Crown Court, Stan Reiz has secured the acquittal of the director and owner of an online consumer sales company, who was accused of…

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Richard Whittam QC co-authors a further review of material passed to the Home Office


Allegations of child sexual abuse in Rotherham: Wanless and Whittam QC review An independent review into information passed to the Home Office in connection with allegations of child sexual abuse…

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Taliban fighter convicted of bomb-making offences and planning terrorist act in Whitehall


Brian Altman QC led for the prosecution in the case of Khalid Ali who was convicted on 26 June 2018 at the Old Bailey of two counts of making an…

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“Football and the Law” published


Jim Sturman QC and Alice Bricogne are the co-author’s with Nick De Marco QC of the chapter on “Discipline” in the first book dealing solely with the law of football,…

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Margaret Dodd appointed as a District Judge


Chambers warmly congratulates Margaret Dodd on her appointment as a District Judge based at St Albans Magistrates Court from 4 June 2018.

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Murder joint enterprise acquittal at The Old Bailey


Louise Sweet QC secured a not guilty verdict for a 35 year old man accused of a joint enterprise knife murder after a five week trial at the Central Criminal Court….

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Legal Aid Defence


The barristers of 2 Bedford Row are not accepting any legal aid defence briefs in the Crown Court where the representation order is dated on or after the 1st April…

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Operation Picasso – Defendants acquitted in multi-million pound boiler room fraud


The jury unanimously acquitted three defendants represented by members of Chambers in a multi-million pound “boiler room” fraud case following a 9 week trial at Bristol Crown Court. Simon Baker…

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Louise Oakley appointed as Grade 4 advocate on the CPS Specialist Panels


Advocates on the Serious Crime Group Panel advise on and prosecute cases on behalf of the Central Casework Divisions relating to Special Crime – serious and sensitive casework as set out…

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