Excellence in Advocacy
9 Bedford Row is recognised as a leading Chambers in the UK and internationally, with specialist barristers in all areas of criminal, extradition, financial and regulatory law.
'A set composed of impressive barristers who regularly deal with murder, modern slavery, sexual offences, people trafficking and drugs cases, to name but a few. It further has a dedicated sexual offences team, and regularly handles cases involving vulnerable individuals. Other areas of expertise include cyber-crime.'
Chambers UK 2021
Comprehensive Practice and Service
An ambitious criminal set, 9 Bedford Row has great strength in depth, the perfect blend of youth and experience, and broad criminal and military law expertise
"Chambers director Martin Secrett runs a smooth and very professional operation, and leads a team of clerks who are all very friendly and approachable." "Senior clerk Paul Outen and first junior clerk Russell Good are always available and accessible. They provide an excellent service." "Jordan Haisman and Max Bradley provide excellent backup to the more senior clerks, and make visitors to chambers feel at ease."
Chambers UK 2021
A global reputation
9 Bedford Row International is a world-renowned chambers, with expertise across all areas of international law.
“A polished and professional set” 9 Bedford Row 'provides invaluable expertise in the field of international criminal law' and is noted for its 'fast-growing extradition team'
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Meet the team
Joe is a dual-qualified international lawyer who operates in diverse jurisdictions, including fragile and conflict-affected regions.
"He cuts to the heart of complex cases"
Legal 500, 2021Read Joe Holmes's Biography