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Our crime barristers enjoy an unrivalled reputation for providing advice and representation in criminal trials.

Recognised for in depth ability at all levels, 2 Bedford Row’s service is highly specialised providing insightful advice to those accused of criminal offences together with outstanding advocacy at a criminal trial. Our barristers strive to ensure that the client is provided with the best possible service.

Members of Chambers are widely recognised as bringing an extraordinary breadth of experience to each case, and tailor that knowledge and meticulous preparation to the needs and demands of each client. Particular attention is paid when defending to:

  • identifying appropriate defences and preparing legal arguments;
  • ensuring compliance with the prosecution’s duty of disclosure;
  • first-class court room advocacy; and
  • taking all steps necessary to ensure that the client’s best interests are maximised.

Members have been instructed on behalf of both the prosecution and the defence in the following kinds of cases:

Members of Chambers have been instructed in most of the leading and celebrated criminal trials of the last twenty years including:

  • MP’s expenses scandal
  • The South Thanet by election trial
  • Rolf Harris
  • The Oxford grooming case
  • The Tottenham Turks murder
  • Phone hacking (Operations Elveden and Weeting)
  • The Rachel Nickell murder
  • The Stephen Lawrence murder
  • The Greenwich Dome Robbery
  • The Brixton Nail Bomber
  • The Kenneth Noye murder

Get in touch

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Call: +44 (0)20 7440 8888
Email: clerks@2bedfordrow.co.uk

Clerk: Paul Rodgers
Telephone: +44 (0)7894 125 434
Email: Click here

Latest Crime news and publications

Cases 29th Nov 2023

Austin Stoton secures acquittal in serious drugs case

Austin Stoton, leading Manveer Cheema instructed by Tony Mordi of Mordi & CO, represented DM an Albanian National...

Cases 14th Nov 2023

Jessica Ward successfully defends client accused of s18 stabbing

On day three of the trial at Maidstone Crown Court, the Crown offered no evidence against Jessica Ward’s client...

Cases, News 3rd Nov 2023

Hugo Lodge secures acquittal in serious poisoning case

Hugo Lodge, instructed by Simon Samuels and Aqsa Farooq of JSP Solicitors, successfully defended a man accused of...

Cases 3rd Oct 2023

Molly Dyas secures acquittal in £350,000 money laundering trial

Following a trial in Chelmsford Crown Court, Molly’s client, M, was acquitted of entering into an arrangement...

Cases 27th Sep 2023

After 11 years James Shepherd secures his client’s acquittal after trial by Judge alone in one of the longest ever criminal trials

On 25th September 2023, James’s client was acquitted of all charges by The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of The...

Cases 21st Sep 2023

Acquittal in false imprisonment trial

Tomas McGarvey, instructed by David Nicholson and Aimee Robinson at Dobsons Solicitors, secured unanimous acquittals at...

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