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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

Charles Langley

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

Position

Instructed in all types of serious criminal cases, including murder, sexual offences, large scale drug importations, asset forfeiture and confiscation and white-collar fraud. He is increasingly instructed as a leading junior. Regularly chosen to represent the most serious criminals. Instructed in R v Gunn, a case involving the corruption of police officers within the Nottingham Constabulary by a man said by the Crown to be one of the country’s most dangerous criminals. In R v Reed, he successfully defended a family accused of having a shoot out with a rival family through the streets of Coventry. He has appeared as a junior in numerous high-profile gang murders, as well as cases of ‘baby shaking’. He has been involved in a number of large confiscation and forfeiture hearings. Acted as the junior in R v Carmona (the guideline case on recommendations for deportation) which involved significant arguments on European Law and regulations. Recent cases of note include junior in R v AI-Issa, the first ever Film Tax Credit and VAT fraud prosecution; R v Patel, multi-million pound pan-European carbon credit trading fraud; R v McDonald, defendant acquitted of the murder of his ex-partner by strangulation; and R v McLean, large-scale mortgage and money laundering case resulting in the acquittal of the defendant. Significant private client practice in road traffic cases, representing a number of high-profile clients. Direct access barrister. Contact clerks@2bedfordrow.co.uk via email or on 020 7440 8888. For further information visit www.2bedfordrow.co.uk.

Career

Called 1999; Middle Temple. 2014, called to the Bar of Northern Ireland.

Languages

French.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit.

Education

Berkhamstead School; University of Hull (BA Hons History); City University (PGDL); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC).

Leisure

Interest in all sports, playing rugby, watching Watford FC.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Charles Langley - 2 Bedford RowAn excellent advocate who instantly puts a client at ease.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Charles Langley - 2 Bedford RowHe has a natural way with clients and judges alike.

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