Louise Oakley > Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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


Louise is a junior barrister who has experience in all forms of criminal law. She predominantly defends although she does undertake some prosecution work. She has defended in all cases of serious crime, including murder, GBH, rape, indecent assault, false imprisonment, robbery, affray, money laundering, confiscation and the supply and cultivation of drugs. She has been involved in a number of multi-handed cases, both as a junior alone and being led. For further information visit www.2bedfordrow.co.uk.


Called 2001, Middle Temple; Safford and Jamieson Scholar


Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit; Kent Bar Mess.


BA Hons; PG Dip Law; PG Dip Bar.

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Home to some of the biggest names at the criminal Bar, 5KBW has been strengthened this year by the elevation to silk of Charlotte Newell QC, by the arrival of Louise Oakley  from 2 Bedford Row, while Catherine Pattison has been appointed to the rank of Junior Treasury Counsel.