This set climbs the rankings this year in recognition of its sterling efforts and the esteem in which it is held in the field of professional discipline.Chambers & Partners 2014
2 Bedford Row is ranked as a leading set in Professional Discipline by the highly respected legal directories Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
This section of chambers is also proud to be led by Ian Stern QC, Chambers & Partners 2014 “Silk of the Year” in Professional Discipline.
Chambers & Partners described 2 Bedford Row:
“This set climbs the rankings this year in recognition of its sterling efforts and the esteem in which it is held in the field of professional discipline. The barristers undertake disciplinary hearings on behalf of and against leading professionals in the fields of accountancy, financial services, medicine, law, police and sports.”
“2 Bedford Row is respected for providing depth of expertise in the healthcare sector. Its members regularly act for healthcare regulators such as the GDC, but the set is also renowned for its defence work. One client notes: “We have complete confidence in all of them and they are also very likeable.”
Members of Chambers regularly defend in cases before tribunals including the GMC, GOC, FA, RFU and BBBC and are instructed to present cases on behalf of the GDC and the AADB. Members of Chambers have acted both for and against the FSA in complex cases before the Markets Tribunal and Regulatory Decisions Committee. Individuals also appear as legal advisors to committees of the GMC, NMC, GSCC and the GCC.
Barristers in chambers are also instructed by the Police Federation in cases involving the prosecution and defence of police officers for disciplinary and criminal offences and appear in high profile inquests arising out of police shootings. Recent work has encompassed representing the MPS in relation to the “Plebgate” enquiry, officers facing charges concerning the improper use of police intelligence, the supply of drugs, perverting the course of justice, assault, dangerous driving in the course of duty and sexual misconduct.
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