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Chambers of William Clegg QC

LONDON, WC1R 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7440 8888
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 1738
DX:
LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.2bedfordrow.co.uk

Jamas Hodivala

Tel:
Work 020 7440 8888
Email:
2 Bedford Row (Chambers of William Clegg QC)

Position

Leading junior. Criminal defence; appellate work; specialises in heavy fraud, money laundering, confiscation and restraint, and business crime. Represents companies, directors and other professionals. Also, conducts judicial review, regulatory and disciplinary work, including sports law. Notable cases include: R v larcombe and ors (Royal Correspondent at The Sun newspaper charged with making corrupt payments to a public officiail); R v Pyatt and ors (District Reporter at The Sun newspaper charged with making corrupt payments to public officials); R v Davies and ors (£8m mortgage fraud); R v Majeed and ors (Pakistan cricketers case); R v Westfield (spot-fixing in county cricket match); R v Warman and ors (Inland Revenue fraud); Sheldrake v DPP (reverse burden of proof); EA v O’Grady (depositing 27,000 tonnes of waste); MMO v Craig and ors (prosecution for breach of fishing quotas); R v O’Dowd (use of disputed bad character evidence); O v UK (compatibility of s25 POA with Article 5 ECHR); R v Chargot and ors (what the HSE must prove in proceedings under ss2, 3 and 37 HSWA ); R v (Agchemaccess) v HSE Inspector (challenge to prohibition and enforcement notices issued under the Plant Protection Product Regulations 2011, together with a claim for £3.7m damages); R (AM and ors) v Home Secretary and ors (whether SoS should have ordered a public inquiry into the riots at Harmondsworth IRC); R (Robin Murray) v Lord Chancellor (closure of Sittingbourne Magistrates’ Courts); Kovet v FIFA and ors (CAS appeal in relation to alleged forgery of players signature on football contract); Re Player A (independent disclosure counsel instructed in Premiership transfer deal); Re Player X (CAS appeal in relation to TUE for premiership footballer). For further information visit www.2bedfordrow.co.uk or www.jamashodivala.com.

Career

Called 1998; Lincoln’s Inn.

Member

CBA; South-Eastern Circuit.

Education

King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford; Leicester University (LLB Hons); Inns of Court School of Law.


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Jamas Hodivala - 2 Bedford RowBright, tactically astute and a great person to be in a case with.

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Health and safety

Within: Health and safety – Leading juniors

Jamas Hodivala - 2 Bedford RowHe is always impressively prepared and operates well under pressure.

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Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

Jamas Hodivala - 2 Bedford RowScrupulously well prepared and unafraid to take on inventive lines of defence.

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