Anthony Arlidge QC
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In the last 10 years Anthony Arlidge has concentrated on defending in serious criminal cases and disciplinary tribunals. Amongst many other cases, he prosecuted Jeremy Bamber for multiple murders and successfully defended the Baroness de Stemple on a murder charge. More recently, in late 2005, he defended, also with success, in the high-profile trial of Dr Martin, a GP charged with the murder of three of his patients. He has defended successfully in the following fraud cases: Blue Arrow, Marconi defence fraud and Butte Mining. He defended Michael Allcock, a tax inspector charged with corruption, and Terry Ramsden on fraudulent trading and later insolvency offences. He has prosecuted for and advised the Bank of England. He has appeared many times in the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords in leading cases, including R v Lawrence (recklessness) and Prentice and Sulman (medical manslaughter).
Called 1962; Middle Temple; took Silk 1981; treasurer Middle Temple 2003. Publications of note include: 'Arlidge & Parry on Fraud' and 'Arlidge & Eady on Contempt of Court'.
Bar Council Young Barristers' Committee; Bar Council Education and Training Committee; Criminal Bar Association.
Crime - corporate; Crime - general; Fraud: crime