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Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC
2 Bedford Row
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Quentin Hunt has a wealth of experience in defending and prosecuting in serious criminal cases involving fraud, general crime and health and safety. He has been instructed on some of the highest profile fraud and criminal cases to take place in the UK. He has a great deal of experience and expertise in bringing private prosecutions. He regularly appears in heavyweight financial crime cases as well as large scale health and safety prosecutions for which he is known to bring a high level of skill and determination. He is on the Attorney General’s A list of specialist prosecutors. Examples of cases he has been briefed in include the UK’s largest pharmaceutical fraud (R v Patino and others) and large-scale MTIC VAT frauds (eg R v Saunders and others £65m+ fraud) as well as significant appellate decisions constituting leading authorities such as TFL v Thames Water [2013] WLR (D) 15 (the duties of statutory undertakers) and R v Cairns and Others [2013] EWCA Crim 467 (basis of plea). He is considered by many to have ‘exceptional ability and an amazing work ethic’ as ‘one of the rising stars of the Criminal Bar’. For more information please see www.bestcriminaldefencebarrister.co.uk and www.2bedfordrow.co.uk.


Called 2000; Gray’s Inn. HMRC ‘A’ List prosecutor until 2009. Current HSE and EA ‘A’ List prosecutor.




West Buckland School; Warwick University (BA Hons); City University (CPE; MA).


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Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Health and safety

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Quentin Hunt 2 Bedford RowQuentin gets under the skin of his subject matter to go above and beyond for the client.