Michael Levy > Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC
2 Bedford Row
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Senior barrister specialising in serious crime and complex fraud. Michael has an exclusively defence practice which covers a wide spectrum of the most serious cases including murder, serious sexual offences, large-scale organised crime and firearms. He also is instructed in regulatory and disciplinary cases and regularly sits as a legal assessor, motoring and road traffic, inquests, and war crimes. For more information visit www.2bedfordrow.co.uk.


Called 1979; Gray’s Inn.




Criminal Bar Association; South East Circuit; British Academy of Forensic Science; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; British-Russian Law Association.


LLB Hons.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Michael Levy2 Bedford RowMichael is an outstanding barrister and undoubtedly a future silk. He is a charming and persuasive advocate who has real tactical nous. His judgement is always spot on. He is very hardworking and always on top of cases. He has a manner which means that juries warm to him. Most importantly, as an instructing solicitor, he is very pro-active, responsive and down to earth. He is equally at ease with clients in whom he inspires trust and confidence. It is very important from a solicitor’s perspective to use counsel who clients know is absolutely driven by protecting of their interests. He is a real star of the junior bar.