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2 Bedford Row

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Health and safety

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Richard Matthews QC2 Bedford RowFrighteningly intelligent and a true leader.

2 Bedford Row ‘has a strong presence and pedigree in the health and safety field’, according to clients. Of particular note, Richard Matthews QC and Christine Agnew QC have been handling the prosecution of David Duckenfield, former match commander during the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy, concerning 95 counts of gross negligence manslaughter. In April 2019, a jury failed to reach a verdict in the case. In June 2019 it was announced that Duckenfield will face a retrial.

London Bar > Environment

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Richard Matthews QC2 Bedford RowThere is no one better on the law and he has excellent judgement – particularly when dealing with judges on his feet.