Alex Stein > Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC
2 Bedford Row

Work Department

2 Bedford Row


Health and Safety and Regulatory Law


I prosecute for the HSE and the Pensions Regulator and defend insurer funded Health and Safety and Death by Driving Cases.

I represented the Fire Service at the Hillsborough Inquests and was instructed on behalf of several ex-paras at the Ballymurphy Inquests.

I am on list A of the list of Specialist Regulatory Advocates. I am a grade 4 CPS prosecutor and prosecute work related death manslaughter cases.

I sit on the management committee of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association and regularly provide due diligence advice relating to H&S liability to corporates.

I also chair the 2 Bedford Row Health and Safety group.


Criminal Bar Association
Health and Safety Lawyers Association
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
Fraud Lawyers Association

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Health and safety

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Alex Stein2 Bedford RowAlex is a fantastic health and safety lawyer. He is able to discuss at length the intricacies of any case based on his knowledge of the relevant legislation and the case law.

An ‘impressive set with strength in depth’, the barristers at 2 Bedford Row act for both the prosecution and defence in high-profile cases involving corporate manslaughter and individual gross negligence manslaughter across such sectors as retail, construction, leisure, manufacturing, entertainment, and energy. Christine Agnew QC and Shauna Ritchie, prosecuted in R v Ace Waste Haulage Ltd and Evers, obtaining a conviction in the matter of corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences arising from an employee fatality at a waste processing plant. Alex Stein, leading Eleanor Sanderson, successfully limited the liability of the defendant company in Watford Borough Council v F & R Cawley Limited, which surrounded a fatality involving a truck with two road worthiness failings.