Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • Kerry Moore joins Chambers

    15NBS are delighted to announce that Kerry Moore has joined the set from 9KBW. Called in 2000 Kerry has experience as a jury advocate at the Crown Court in relation to a wide-range of offences from substantial offences of dishonesty and money-laundering, modern slavery, drug related offences, kidnap, robbery...

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  • Rupert Hallowes secures acquittals in historic sex case involving two complainants

    Rupert’s client was an 82 year old man indicted, firstly, with a variety of serious sexual assaults upon an 11 year old boy in the 1960s; and then, a generation later, with similarly serious sexual misconduct in respect of a 7 year old girl between 2004 and 2006. Following...

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  • Sarah Read secures acquittal in indecent images case.

      Sarah’s client was a young man of good character charged with making indecent images of children.  At the trial, Sarah made a successful submission of no case to answer at the end of the prosecution case in relation to three out of four charges. The prosecution initially sought...

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  • Justin McClintock secures not guilty verdicts in skull mask Rolex robbery trial

    Justin’s client was accused of a carrying out the brutal robbery of an £8000 Rolex watch. The victim was attacked by a man wearing a skull mask. Justin’s client’s DNA was recovered from the mouth area of the mask that was pulled from the attacker’s face during the robbery....

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  • Simon Smith joins Chambers

    We are delighted to announce that Simon Smith, formerly of 3 Temple Gardens, has joined Chambers with immediate effect. Called in 1981, Simon is a highly esteemed criminal law specialist accrued in cases which encompass the full spectrum of criminal law.    

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  • Ellen Wright outlines changes in guidelines and perceptions for Domestic Violence

    What are the new guidelines for domestic violence? Devised by the Sentencing Council, and influenced by a public consultation, sentencing guidelines are a useful tool in a Judge’s inventory. They provide a framework within which an offence can be categorised, and an appropriate sentence determined. On 24th May 2018,...

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  • Rupert Hallowes successful in Operation Zonta

    Rupert Hallowes secured the acquittal of a Romanian national, who had been resident in the UK for five years, following a four week trial at Croydon Crown Court. ML was indicted, together with two co-defendants, with a conspiracy to import 22 kg of cocaine. The investigation involved a seizure...

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  • Chambers raises over £1,000 for London Legal Walk charities.

    Members and staff of 15NBS took on the #LondonLegalWalk to raise money for charities that provide life changing legal advice and representation to those in need. Congratulations to everyone who took part and a huge thank you to everyone who donated.

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