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Steven Kay QC

9 Bedford Row

London, UK

QC & Head of Chambers

9 Bedford Row

Steven Kay QC


Steven Kay QC is Head of Chambers at 9 Bedford Row and leads 9 Bedford Row International. He is a leading international and UK criminal lawyer and has been in many of the landmark cases that have established modern international criminal law.

He has represented Heads of State, leading Military figures and Civilians in high profile and complex international trials and is recognised as a leading practitioner at the UK bar.

Steven is the Co-founder of Oculus Financial Intelligence Ltd which investigates complex political and financial fraud in conjunction with offering specialised legal advice.

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Steven Kay QC meets the Iraqi Anti-Corruption Committee in Baghdad

Steven Kay QC meets the Iraqi Anti-Corruption Committee in Baghdad...A project for the tracing and recovery of stolen assets from the Iraqi people valued at $200 billion has been agreed. These cases will be pursued globally and represent a new age for the Iraqi people that have suffered enormous economic loss from their economy.

Steven Kay QC speaking at the IBA Annual Conference in Rome on Tuesday 9 October 2018

This panel will analyse what the Court and broader international community have already done, and what further can be done, particularly on issues such as financial investigations and mutual legal assistance, to overcome some of the difficulties caused by issues of cooperation between national and international justice authorities...PANELISTS...Steven Kay QC...

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Steven Kay QC’s Background

QC & Head of Chambers
1977 - Present
London, UK
For over 70 years, members of this leading set of specialist criminal chambers have both prosecuted and defended in major cases in the principal courts across the country. In recent years, work has extended to international courts, including a number of significant cases at The Hague.

Other Business Interests

Chairman and Co-Founder
Sep 2016 - Present
London, UK
Oculus is a specialist financial intelligence service provider with a unique team of international experts from careers in Financial Analysis, Forensic Accounting and Auditing, the Security and Intelligence Services, Law Enforcement and Legal Practice.
Founder Member
Apr 2009 - Present
London, UK
The International Criminal Law Bureau is a group of highly qualified lawyers with unrivalled expertise in international criminal law, international humanitarian law, human rights law and criminal law. The Bureau’s lawyers provide clients with the skill and experience needed to handle the most complex international criminal cases, political situations and problems.
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Steven Kay QC’s Education

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Leeds University
1973 - 1976
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Epsom College
1968 - 1973