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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 6th Jun 2022

Michael Levy successfully defends police officer

Michael Levy, instructed by Conrad Gadd, successfully defended a police officer for assault in the execution of his...

Cases 17th May 2022

Ashraf Khan secures acquittal in major EncroChat drugs conspiracy.

Ashraf Khan, instructed by Noel Tully of Mark Jones and Partners, secured an acquittal for LW in Operation Aquarium,...

Cases 28th Apr 2022

Harry Laidlaw secures acquittal in £1 million drugs conspiracy.

Harry Laidlaw, instructed by Oliver Mather of Lloyds PR, represented CR who was acquitted of conspiracy to supply over...

Cases 23rd Mar 2022

Jim Sturman QC secures non-custodial sentence for involvement in drugs supply.

Jim Sturman QC acted for X at a Crown Court in England. After submissions on the appropriate role that could be proved...

Cases 17th Mar 2022

Court of Appeal Success for Cathryn Sutcliffe

Cathryn Sutcliffe, instructed by Rachael Gray of JSP solicitors, represented the Appellant in the Court of Appeal...

Cases 17th Feb 2022

Jacqueline Carey and Lucy Sweetland prosecute in child cruelty case involving significant sentences

Following an eight week trial, Jacqueline Carey and Lucy Sweetland successfully prosecuted two defendants for multiple...

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