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Year of Call:  1970

Year of Silk:  1993

Rex Tedd QC Crime CV

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Senior Practice Manager
Andrew Trotter

Practice Group Clerks
Craig Nicholls
Michael Powell 
Drew Platt
James Harte
Daniel Lillis
Marc Forrest-Thomas

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

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Rex Tedd QC - Crime

Rex Tedd was called to the Bar in 1970 by the Inner Temple. He specialises in major criminal litigation.


"An excellent trial advocate."
Chambers UK 2016


‘His advocacy is engaging and persuasive, even when dealing with technical material.’
Legal 500 2016

Has a varied practice that includes instructions in all major criminal and regulatory offences. Specific praise has been drawn from market commentators for his skill in engaging the jury.
"He has so much experience, commitment and skill that he can turn any case and make it look easy."
"He is obviously at the top of his game and does the whole breadth of criminal cases. This gives him a more balanced view in relation to the work." 
Chambers UK 2015

'A regulatory and licensing specialist with a national reputation' and 'experienced in heavyweight criminal work'.
Legal 500 2014

"He is very highly respected for his depth of knowledge and tactical skills in preparing both prosecution and defence cases, and has an excellent manner with judges and juries." "He is a very accomplished barrister, who applies his considerable brain and advocacy experience to this field with good grace and ability."
Chambers UK 2014

Rex Tedd QC is praised for his ‘unrivalled experience’ and ‘ability to summarise arguments and lead all involved through the decision-making process’.
Legal 500 2013

Rex Tedd QC handles large-scale frauds such as MTIC frauds, as well as corporate manslaughter cases. He is kept very busy and is in high demand from solicitors and prosecutors alike. He represents "a very safe pair of hands in which to place your case." 
Chambers UK 2013

'Deputy head Rex Tedd QC recently defended a double murder charge that resulted in the accused being acquitted of murder and sentenced to five and a half years for manslaughter.' 
Chambers UK 2010


MA BCL (Lincoln College, Oxford)
DUniv (Honorary) (University of Central England)


POCLA (Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association)


Deputy High Court Judge in Queen's Bench, Family and Chancery Divisions (2001)

Elected Leader of the Midland and Oxford Circuit (1999-2002)

Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple (2000)

Recorder (1995)

Assistant Boundary Commissioner for England and Wales

Head of St Philips Chambers (formerly known as 7 Fountain Court) (1990-2001)