Sam Thomas

Barrister at 2 Bedford Row

Sam is a tenant at the Chambers of Brian Altman QC and Jim Sturman QC, 2 Bedford Row.

His practice encompasses advice and advocacy in relation to Financial Crime, Regulatory Compliance and Cyber Law. He has a particular expertise in defending cases of a complex and high profile nature, often with an international aspect. This includes multi-jurisdictional allegations relating to money laundering, corruption, and bribery. Sam has provided advice in relation to investigations undertaken by the SFO, FCA, HMRC, TPR, ICO and the US Department of Justice.

As an author, Sam has written extensively on the civil and criminal aspects of cyber law, and has utilised this knowledge to advise, individuals and corporates, on the interrelation between the online environment and traditional financial structures.

He is ranked as a leading junior barrister in the Legal 500.