Chambers UK 2023 Rankings
25 Bedford Row are delighted to have maintained our Leading Set rankings in the areas of Crime and Financial Crime in Chambers UK 2023.
We are further delighted to have achieved 49 practitioner rankings. The rankings span five areas: Crime, Financial Crime, Proceeds of Crime & Asset Forfeiture, International Crime and Environmental Law.
29 practitioners are individually ranked, including 15 Silks and 14 Juniors. Seven Silks are ranked in Band 1.
We are pleased that nine of our members achieved elevations in their rankings.
Commentators say of 25 Bedford Row:
"25 Bedford Row is a dedicated criminal defence set whose members regularly appear in reported murder, manslaughter, sex and terrorism cases, amongst others. They are regulars at the Old Bailey and Court of Appeal, and are particularly known for their involvement in multi-handed murder trials, including those relating to young offenders."
"25 Bedford Row has both strength and depth, and has an excellent track record of dealing with the most complex, heavyweight matters."
Commentators describe our client service as "The clerking at 25 Bedford Row is excellent. You always receive a very quick, if not immediate, response to queries, and the level of service provided is of very high standard."
11 practitioners including six Silks and five Juniors are ranked.
We are pleased to have achieved one elevation .
25 Bedford Row is a highly regarded set, noted for its defence of individuals and corporations in a wide range of financial crime cases.
"They continue to be a powerhouse for defence crime. Their barristers bring gusto and aplomb to the defence in serious and complex cases."
"Members are routinely instructed in prosecutions brought by the SFO and HMRC, and are experienced in the handling of cases involving allegations of fraud, bribery, money laundering and insider trading. The team is also frequently called upon to advise a range of clients on bribery prevention and anti-money laundering procedures."
Our clerking team are further praised as being "They are all excellent.", "The clerks are always available to assist.", "The clerks' room deal with things very promptly.".
Diana Ellis KC, David Hooper KC and Sam Blom-Cooper have retained their ‘spotlight’ status within International Criminal Law.
Nathaniel Rudolf KC continues to be ranked as a Leading Silk in Proceeds of Crime & Asset Forfeiture.
In Environmental Law, Samantha Riggs retains her Band 1 Ranking.