Equality & Diversity

Chambers statement on equality and diversity


2 Bedford Row recognises that systemic racism exists in all parts of our society, from overt discrimination and prejudice, to covert and unconscious bias. As a chambers we take seriously…

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Officer exonerated over cell toilet finger severing


Allan Compton represented an Essex Police Sergeant at a three week Police Misconduct hearing. He was cleared of all charges of use of excessive force, breach of duties and responsibilities…

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David Patience success in High Court for TfL in taxi driver disabled passenger appeal


David Patience, acting for Transport for London, successfully resisted a case stated appeal by a taxi driver, who had been convicted in the Magistrates’ Court of making an additional charge…

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International Women’s Day 2018 – My Female Inspiration


Jess Ward – My Female Inspiration When I decided on pursuing a career at the Criminal Bar, I was a young girl from a working class family that had no…

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International Women’s Day 2018 – #PressforProgress


On 8th March 2018 International Women’s Day will celebrated around the world. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress. The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings are that gender parity is…

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Regulatory Appeals – An Alternative Forum


The Court of Appeal[1] in Michalak v General Medical Council[2] has endorsed an alternative route of appeal to the Employment Tribunal (ET) for claims of discrimination, victimisation or harassment by…

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