Legal 500 2021 Client Testimonials
“25 Bedford Row is the number one criminal set. Their breadth of knowledge, expertise and skill is undeniably untouchable by any other set in the country”.
The Legal 500 2021 publish set overviews which provide market testimonials both on Chambers as a whole and remarks on practice management. We would like to thank our clients for their continued support.
"25 Bedford Row are a superb set with a range of barristers equipped to deal with the most complex fraud and serious crime cases."
"25 Bedford Row are, in my humble opinion, the best criminal set in London. They have an amazing array of barristers, all of whom are of the highest standard. You are guaranteed excellent client service and legal representation if you instruct 25 Bedford Row."
"25 Bedford Row from top to bottom has talented counsel. They are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and fearless in representing those who are accused of wrongdoing in a criminal or regulatory environment."
"25 Bedford Row remain my prime set of chambers. The set comprises counsel with vast talent yet all are approachable and give 100% to every case. They are active in wider legal debate, provide an excellent training programme for solicitors and have real quality throughout."
"25 Bedford Row’s strength in depth, quality and expertise is second-to-none. They are unreservedly the number one criminal set in the country."
"Chambers have demonstrated their ability to provide counsel in a range of cases across the country. Every barrister instructed has a meticulous approach and provides thorough and detailed advice at every stage of a case. Counsel are all highly professional and skilled."
"In my opinion, they are unrivalled as a Criminal Defence set of chambers. From pupils to QCs, the standard is very high. A testament to chambers."
"It is a confident, well run set with many excellent barristers. The clerks are available and easy to communicate with."
Practice Management Testimonials
"Emma Makepeace is an incredible, tenacious and exceptional force in chambers. Alfie Lee is exceptional."
"Guy Williams, Alfie Lee and Emma Makepeace head up the clerks’ room with great efficiency and skill and are always approachable, understanding and accommodating to the needs of their lay and professional clients."
"Guy Williams, Emma Makepeace and Alfie Lee are a class clerking act. The clerks room is friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. They are a real credit to chambers and I consider the clerks team to be on a par with the best clerks in London."
"Outstanding. What makes the clerks’ room work so well at 25BR is the division of labour between Guy Williams, Emma Makepeace and Alfie Lee – they are all excellent, and have attributes which complement each other very successfully."
"Alfie Lee is particularly impressive in the manner in which he assists in the day-to-day running of chambers and in the management and development of client relationships. He is extremely reliable and goes that extra mile should the need ever arise."
"The clerking team, led by Guy Williams is second to none. All of the clerks go out of their way to ensure that instructing chambers is smooth and goes without issue. The ‘out of hours service’ provided is also exceptional and a member of the clerking teams can be contacted 24/7 in the event of an emergency."
"The clerks are completely on the ball. They simply understand what a solicitor wants from a set of chambers. They guarantee exceptional service in terms of the Counsel that they are able to offer, and the service that they, as a Chambers, should offer over and above that. Alfie Lee is a superstar clerk in the making."
"The clerks offer an excellent service and when issues do arise the contact is timely and realistic with a solution to the problem already on hand. Very impressive clerking team."
"The clerks room are the backbone of chambers. They are without doubt second-to-none. They never let you down, are always your back-up. I would be lost without them. Alfie Lee is definitely a rising star."
"Guy Williams is the consummate professional, always willing to assist and commands the utmost respect."