The 2020 Edition of Chambers & Partners’ specialist guide for High Net Worth individuals has ranked 2 Bedford Row as a leading set for representing High Net Worth individuals for Financial Crime, and has ranked Jim Sturman QC as a leading Silk in the area and Simon Baker as a leading junior.
The Guide observes that 2 Bedford Row are “a pre-eminent set in crime and have been for a number of years,” and highlights that “the set has “a lot of talented barristers” and that “they are a very professional and efficient team.” John Grimmer is the senior clerk.”
The Guide describes Jim Sturman QC as “a fantastic barrister … he puts clients at ease” and notes that “He sees through the complex facts – he is effective and sees things with great clarity.”
The Guide describes Simon Baker as “a really sensational barrister who does the highest quality of work. … he has never let a client down and he is always in great demand. He will be a top-quality silk one day.” The Guide also comments: “He gets up to speed on the papers very, very quickly, filters out key issues and responds very quickly to enquiries.
News | 10 Jul 20