Sam Blom-Cooper > Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC
25 Bedford Row

Living Wage


All areas of criminal defence including Serious Violence, Sex Offences, Dishonesty and Drug Offences; Extradition; International Criminal Law; Public and Administrative Law; Human Rights and Prison Law.


Called 2006.


Human Rights Lawyers’ Association; Extradition Lawyers’ Association; Reprieve.


University of Nottingham/UCM Madrid (BSc Physics with Spanish, First, 2002); City University, London (CPE, 2004); BPP Law School, London (BVC, 2006).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International crime and extradition

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Sam Blom-Cooper

25 Bedford Row

A brilliant extradition junior, who goes the extra mile for his clients.

At 25 Bedford Row, ‘hugely talented advocate‘ Sam Blom-Cooper is instructed by the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), as co-counsel, to represent Augustin Ngirabatware (the former Minister of Planning in Rwanda) in an appeal concerning the client’s convictions for involvement in the 1994 Rwandan genocide; the defendant was originally sentenced to 35 years’ imprisonment by the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in 2012, which was reduced in 2014 to 30 years by the MICT Appeals Chamber.