London, UK United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 28, 2011 -- London based Barristers Chambers, 2 Bedford Row, were appointed to the Olympics 2010 Legal Pro Bono Team. The service that was established at the request of the London Organizing Committee, began in July, and continues up to September 12. It aims to help accredited athletes, coaches, team officials, national Olympic committees, Paralympic committees, and international federations.
The Chambers has been appointed to provide advice and represent in areas related to sports and criminal law, with Jim Sturman QC being appointed to the specialist Sports Advisory section. Mr. Sturman has a wide repertoire that includes fraud, corruption, health and safety, extradition, inquest and terrorism.
"It was indeed an honor to be asked to counsel and represent the participants. With his vast experience over a wide range of issues, Mr. Sturman, can effectively advice and represent athletes, coaches and other participants of the 2012 Olympics. He has been instrumental in counseling several international and national participants with respect to their rights and obligations," says the spokesperson for 2 Bedford Row.
The Chambers boasts of eminent members, including William Clegg QC, Howard Godfrey QC, and Lord Morris of Aberavon QC. Mr. Clegg has appeared in several high profile cases, and has chaired the C.B.A working party on involuntary manslaughter, besides being instructed to advice in international investigations.
Barristers from 2 Bedford Row, are widely acclaimed for their experience and approachable outlook. For instance, criminal lawyers representing individuals and companies have been instructed on several high profile cases including Maxwel, B.C.C.I, Brent Walker, Richmond Oil and Gas etc.
Even with issues pertaining to serious crimes like the Rachel Nickell murder, The Stephen Laurence murder, The Greenwich Dome Robbery, members of Chambers have instructed in the criminal trial.
The Chambers continually ranks high in successive Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession yearly guide and has been recommended by The Legal 500, UK-2011. They've also been named as the Top Ranked Chamber in 2011.
About 2 Bedford Row: Leading criminal lawyers in London, 2 Bedford Row has represented several high profile cases for fraud, defense, regulatory law, murder and confiscation cases.
To know more, visit, http://www.2bedfordrow.co.uk/