Crime

2 Bedford Row is, for many easily the best criminal set in the country, where it is never a problem instructing quality counsel.

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Our 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 bring an extraordinary breadth of experience to each case, and tailor that knowledge 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 decade including:

  • The Rachel Nickell murder
  • The Stephen Laurence murder
  • The Greenwich Dome Robbery
  • The Brixton Nail Bomber
  • The Kenneth Noye murder

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For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.


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