Gelaga King

Gelaga King is a barrister at 2 Bedford Row Chambers and was appointed as a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2000. He was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 1985 and is also a member of the Bar in Sierra Leone, advising on legal disputes in the country. Gelaga is a leading junior specialising in serious crime and Regulatory Law. He is regularly instructed as leading counsel in offences of murder, fraud, money laundering and other complex crimes and has extensive and successful experience in the Court of Appeal. Gelaga has represented a diverse range of clients, including company directors, politicians, doctors, dentists, priests, actors, footballers and a Commonwealth Games silver medallist amongst others. He acts as a Legal Assessor for the General Social Care Council and is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers. Gelaga is part of the 2 Bedford Row team selected to provide athletes with representation at the 2012 Olympic Games. He is a champion of diversity within the legal profession and is currently a Vice-Chair of the Bar Council’s Equality and Diversity Committee. He was a founder member and director of the ACA. Gelaga is a Gray’s Inn approved advocacy trainer and teaches advocacy both domestically and internationally.