Mr Anand Beharrylal QC > 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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Queen’s Counsel, Barrister (England and Wales) and Attorney at Law (Trinidad and Tobago)


Anand is a highly experienced general common law barrister leading in criminal and civil law.

His criminal practice includes prosecution and he defends in the full range of the most serious and complex criminal cases. These include homicide, sexual offences (inclusive of child sexual offences, procuring abortions etc), firearms offences, drug importation/supply and other serious organised crime.

Business crime is a specific specialist area of Anand’s practice covering serious fraud, tax evasion, directors liability/disqualification, corruption, bribery, misconduct in public office, money laundering and confiscation proceedings. Related civil law work includes civil fraud, freezing of assets, detention of cash, condemnation proceedings, restraint proceedings and judicial review/public law proceedings.

Anand’s civil practice includes judicial review/public law, clinical negligence, commercial/company law, property law, habeas corpus for those unlawfully detained, wasted costs orders made or contemplated against solicitors, and professional negligence/misconduct of solicitors and doctors.

Anand’s practice has a Caribbean dimension. He practises in Trinidad & Tobago in both criminal (inclusive of capital murder) and civil law. He is also instructed in advisory and appellate work before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in both criminal and civil appeals from Trinidad and Tobago and other Commonwealth Caribbean territories.


CrimBA, ProfNegBA and AdminLawBA (England and Wales) and Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago and CommonwealthLA.


LLB Hons (Herts), LLM (Lond).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Anand Beharrylal QC2 Bedford RowAnand’s strengths are client care, attention to detail, and excellent manner with a range of clients. If I was ever in need of representation, he would be at the top of my list.