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33 Bedford Row provides high quality advice and advocacy at all levels of Crime in all levels of criminal courts across the country and abroad. Our barristers undertake some of the most serious or complex cases many of which will attract significant media attention.

We defend clients from prosecutions brought by all major prosecution agencies including:  Her Majesty’s revenue and Customs; Serious Fraud Office; Crown Prosecution Service; Local Authorities and Her Majesty’s Prison Service.

Our criminal team has extensive expertise and experience in defending all types of criminal offences including the following areas:

  • Murder & Manslaughter;
  • Violent crime (kidnapping, robbery, firearms, GBH, ABH);
  • Sexual Offences (adult, child, rape, abuse, historic, grooming);
  • Terrorism;
  • Armed robbery (commercial and domestic);
  • Burglary;
  • Kidnapping;
  • Firearms (possession, manufacturing);
  • Drug Offences (possession, PWITS, manufacturing, cultivating, importation, conspiracy);
  • Financial crime & fraud (carousel, HMRC, money laundering, Bribery & POCA)
  • Road and motoring offences.

Members of the crime team at 33 Bedford Row are regularly instructed to represent clients that are already serving sentences in prison and to represent prisoner before the parole boards to secure a prisoners release.    

In addition, we can provide advice and representation on ancillary criminal matters such as confiscation under POCA, forfeiture, Criminal Behaviour Orders and orders arising from the Sexual Offences Act 2003.  

Barristers of 33 Bedford Row do not shy away from advancing complex arguments when the situation arises and they maintain their reputation for fearlessly representing their client.

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