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Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC
2 Bedford Row
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Archangelo’s practice encompasses all areas of serious criminal law. The spectrum ranges from murder, attempted murder, with a particular emphasis on the supply and importation of class A drugs, armed robberies, blackmail, armed forces law through to fraud. Cases include: R v AB, Cambridge Crown Court Murder: only defendant acquitted; R v CS, Manchester Crown Court. Conspiracy to import class A drugs namely half a ton of cocaine; R v Dunkley, Central Criminal Court Murder. The Hoxton Chicken Shop Murder. R v JLM, Central Criminal Court. Murder and two attempted murders; R v El, Kingston Crown Court. Conspiracy to import and in the alternative to supply and then launder the proceeds of £2bn worth of crack cocaine; R v RD, conspiracy to steal. This concerned the theft of 57 commercial premises in the home counties of goods worth some £1m were stolen; R v JD Blackfriars Crown Court. Robbery of massage parlours [only defendant acquitted]; R v SP, Blackfriars Crown Court. Conspiracy to cause violent disorder. 28 antifascists accused of conspiring to cause violent disorder against neo-Nazis. For more information see


Called 2001; Middle Temple; Awarded Middle Temple Benefactor Scholarship.


French, German.


Criminal Bar Association; Irish Lawyers Association; Lobby for Cyprus.


Preston Catholic College; LLB Law First Class Honours.