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Is the Presumption of Innocence Alive and Well?


Tracy Ayling QC and Baroness Hallett of Rye debate the Presumption of Innocence in the Inner Temple as part of The Social Context of the Law Lecture series. You can…

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Allan Compton and Charlotte Brewer secure acquittals for murder and aggravated burglary


Allan Compton and Charlotte Brewer, instructed by Derik Lamont of JSP Solicitors acted for D who had been charged with murder and aggravated burglary. In August 2019, D was acquitted…

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Louise Sweet QC “Safeguarding, chaperones, and sexual allegations”


In February 2020, the general practitioner Manesh Shah, received three life sentences for sexually assaulting his patients. The assaults involved carrying out “invasive examinations for his own gratification.” [1] Shah…

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Louise Sweet QC “Safeguarding, chaperones, and sexual allegations”


Louise Sweet QC and Dr Gerarda write on how medical practitioners can safeguard themselves against sexual allegation. For further details see the BMJ opinion.

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Hanna Llewelyn-Waters lectures prosecutors in the Turks and Caicos


Hanna Llewellyn-Waters is lecturing on 7th February in the Turk & Caicos Islands on the investigation and prosecution of offences involving children.  The lecture forms part of a two week…

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Samuel Magee QC


Chambers is delighted to congratulate Sam on being elevated to the rank of Queen’s Counsel.  All who know him will consider this a richly deserved award.

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2 Bedford Row seminar series 2020. Defending the vulnerable


On Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start in the Bingham Room, Gray’s Inn, chambers is hosting a seminar for those who represent the vulnerable, on Mental…

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New QC Appointment in chambers 2020: Stan Reiz “takes silk”.


We are delighted to announce that Stan Reiz has been appointed to the rank of QC. All of Chambers wish him well on his thoroughly deserved appointment.

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New Year Honours List 2020


Chambers wishes to congratulate Sir Robert James MacGillivray Neill MP (Bob Neill) who was knighted in the New Year Honours List.  Bob is the Current Chair of the Justice Select…

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2 Bedford Row are proud to support The First 100 Years project “Celebrating the past to shape the future for Women in Law”


Did you know in 1888 Eliza Orme was the first woman to gain a law degree? Or that it was only in 1919 when the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act came…

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