Dudley Beal

  • Year of Call 2014

Instruct Dudley



Dudley joined Chambers as a tenant at 33 Bedford Row in November 2018. He specialises predominantly on criminal matters, both defence and prosecution, and he appears daily in the Youth, Magistrates, Crown and Appellant courts across all circuits in England and Wales. Other areas of practice include civil, family, regulatory, property, immigration and costs.

Dudley is a Grade 1 CPS Advocate and prosecutes on behalf of regulatory bodies across the breadth of the UK and for local authorities and local government across a wide spectrum of offences and specialisms. He also appears on behalf of the National Probation Service in London and the South-East at Crown Court level.

Dudley has also honed a keen practice in defending clients at appellant level in serious matters referred from the Criminal Cases Review Commission.



Notable Cases

Notable Cases

DPP v IB (CCRC Referral) 2019 - Immigration

R v H (Norwich Crown Court) 2018 - Burglary and Dangerous Driving

R v I (Isleworth Crown Court) 2018 - Appeal against conviction 

R v S (St Albans Crown Court) 2018 - Possession of an offensive weapon

R v J (St Albans Crown Court) 2018 - Causing serious injury by dangerous driving

R v K (Southwark Crown Court) 2018 - Offering to supply Class A Drugs

R v H (Bournemouth Crown Court) 2018 - Dangerous Driving

R v P & Anor (Guildford Crown Court) 2018 - Possession with intent to supply Class B 

R v K (Snaresbrook Crown Court) 2018 -  Assault occasioning actual bodily harm

R v R (Harrow Crown Court) 2018 - POCA 

R v A (Aylesbury Crown Court) 2018 - Benefit fraud

R v R (Reading Crown Court) 2018 - Grievous bodily harm (S.18)

R v M (Wood Green Crown Court) 2018 - Breach of Orders

R v T & Ors (Stafford Crown Court) 2018 - Confiscation

R v D (Lewes Crown Court) - Appeal against conviction

R v M (Harrow Crown Court) 2018 – Malicious communications, stalking and breach of a non-molestation order

R v WM (Chelmsford Crown Court) - POCA Enforcement

R v FS (Harrow Crown Court) 2018 - Appeal against conviction

R v J (Newcastle Crown Court) 2017 –  Attempted bank fraud

R v B (Winchester Crown Court) 2017 – Appeal against conviction

R v R (Inner London Crown Court) 2017 – GBH S.20

R v A (Basildon Crown Court) 2017 – Dangerous Driving




LL.B (Hons)


Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

The Daniel Lett Scholarship, 2016 & 2017



The Honourable Society of Inner Temple

Criminal Bar Association

South Eastern Circuit

Junior Bar Association



Conversational French, German and Russian