Legal 500 -25 Bedford Row is ranked Band 1 in Fraud and prominently featuring with 4 individual entrants in the new Proceeds of Crime Act and Asset Forfeiture section
Defence-focused set 25 Bedford Row is ‘a very good chambers well worthy of its high ranking, with dependable counsel at every level’.
George Carter-Stephenson QC, Band 1 – ‘Patient and kind with clients, who find his serenity and deep knowledge immensely reassuring.’ Nigel Sangster QC – ‘He provides sound advice and has a very calming and relaxed manner in conference.’ and ‘He picks up on the detail and core of a case quickly.’ Peter Doyle QC – ‘Clearly the senior intellect in court and a really good “details man” – ideal for fraud work.’ Rudi Fortson QC – ‘He has huge knowledge and expertise in the field and is warm and helpful with clients.’ Tom Price QC – ‘He is very focused and makes the points he needs to make economically.’
Leading Junior barristers maintaining Band 1 position Simon Pentol – ‘He has the outstanding ability to filter through a wealth of detailed evidence in order to identify the critical issues.’ and Nathaniel Rudolf ‘Without doubt one of the best senior juniors at the Bar – judges react to what he says because it is right. ‘He has total knowledge of a case and the law relating to it.’ Also ranked as leaders in their field: Colin Wells – ‘His key strengths are his legal brain, capacity for hard work, good judgement and gift for speaking plainly to clients.’ Adrian Eissa ranked in fraud and POCA, ‘He is able to conduct detailed analyses of cases and present them in a clear way.’ ‘A knowledgeable and effective advocate.’ Osman Osman – ‘He has an incredible work ethic and charms the court.’ Nicola Howard – ‘She specialises in fraud matters with a great early command of the case papers.’ Samantha Riggs – ‘A brave and clever advocate.’ Dermot Keating – ‘A highly effective cross-examiner.’ Michael Gomulka – ‘A skilled and tenacious advocate, who is always well prepared.’ Geoffrey Payne – ‘He is extremely intelligent and well appraised of the law.’ ‘An extremely dedicated, approachable and hardworking barrister.’ Neil Baki – ‘His preparation is first-class and his advocacy is excellent – it is a pleasure to watch him in court.’ Alex Jamieson – ‘He has a very calming way with clients and explains difficult concepts in an easy-to-understand way.’
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