Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • Justin McClintock achieves unanimous acquittal in Royal Ascot sexual assault trial

    Justin McClintock has concluded the successful defence of a man charged with sexual assault on a race- goer at the Royal Ascot festival. The complainant and another female identified the defendant to security approximately 30 seconds after the alleged offence. Both witnesses gave evidence to the effect that they...

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  • Kathryn Hirst – Barristers on the Brink?

    Kathryn Hirst speaks to BBC Radio 4 Journalist and former lawyer Afua Hirsch about mental health issues facing the Bar. Listen here

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  • Alexander Williams joins 15NBS Chambers

    We are delighted to announce that Alexander Williams has joined Chambers from Monday 18th February. Alexander was called to the bar in 1995 and is a Grade 4 Prosecutor for the CPS, Counter Terrorism Unit and Serious Crime Panel.

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  • Helen Dawson secures acquittal in Derby Crown Court

    Helen Dawson secured an acquittal for her client, charged with robbery, after the Crown were forced to offer no evidence following a successful application to exclude the identification of her client. Helen successfully argued that the identification should be excluded as it was equivocal and not compliant with Code...

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  • Ruby Selva secures suspended sentence for victim of vigilantes.

    Ruby Selva secured a suspended sentence for her Client who had been accused of grooming vigilantes posing as young girls on line. The sentencing guidelines are such that her Client should have received a substantial custodial sentence however, Ruby persuaded the Judge that her Client’s mitigation: what caused him...

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  • ‘Bling King’ prosecuted by John Greenan

    John Greenan prosecuted ‘Bling King’ Adam Ali on behalf of CPS London in respect of 2 counts of Dangerous Driving.The Defendant had been arrested after a warrant was executed at his address following an investigation connected to an Instagram account operated by him trading in luxury goods. During the...

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  • New Senior Clerk and tenants join 15NBS

    Chambers are very pleased to announce that Glenn Matthews has now joined chambers as our new Senior Clerk. Glenn has over 22 years’ experience of working in the top criminal barristers’ chambers in London and he will head up chambers already established clerking team. Chambers are also delighted to...

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  • Defendants acquitted of Rape despite the offence being filmed.

    After an 8 day trial at Basildon Crown, Jeremy Lynn gained a somewhat improbable acquittal for his client, one of two young men charged with raping a drunk 15 year old girl. At the outset of the trial the auguries were not favourable: the co-defendant had filmed part of...

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