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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 Bristol Crown Court – 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 a Grade 4 advocate on the CPS Specialist Panels 2018 – 2022: Serious Crime Group


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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We are delighted to announce that two of our barristers have today been appointed as Recorders of the Crown Court


The Queen has appointed 133 Recorders on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right…

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CHAMBERS TAKES ON THREE NEW TENANTS


Chambers is delighted to announce that Kwaku Awuku-Asabre, Natalie Bird and Rhys Rosser have accepted invitations to become members of chambers at the conclusion of their pupillage and we wish them…

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Ian Stern QC appointed to the panel reviewing gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare


Ian Stern QC has been appointed Vice Chair of the panel reviewing gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare, Chaired by Professor Sir Norman Williams and announced by the Secretary of State…

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Richard Whittam QC appears in the BBC’s three part documentary: The Ruth Ellis Files: A Very British Crime Story


Richard was interviewed at 2 Bedford Row and filmed at the Old Bailey, where Ruth Ellis was tried for the murder of David Blakely.   The first episode looks at the…

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