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


Criminal barrister specialising in financial crime (serious fraud and money laundering offences; restraint and confiscation proceedings); regulatory crime (offences under health and safety, fire safety and environmental law); professional disciplinary law (appears in tribunals including the GOC, GDC and NMC) and coroners’ inquests. Acts for both prosecution and defence. For further information please visit www.2bedfordrow.co.uk.


Called 2005, Inner temple.


South Eastern Circuit; Criminal Bar Association.


New College, Oxford (MA); City University, (Dip Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Health and safety

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Eleanor Sanderson2 Bedford RowA definite strength is building relationships with clients, working collaboratively with those instructing.

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.