Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • Kyri Argyropoulos appointed Master of the Bench

    We are delighted to announce that Kyri Argyropoulos, a longstanding and senior member of 15NBS has received the prestigious accolade of becoming Master of the Bench at Inner Temple. Kyri joins Julie Whitby in receiving the honour following her appointed as a Master of Lincoln’s Inn in 2017.

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  • John Waller secures acquittal in serious knife point robbery trial

    John Waller secured the unanimous acquittal for his client in a serious knife point robbery trial. The client was said to be one of three who robbed the victim of money while a knife was held to his throat. The victim was then stabbed twice in the arm. The...

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  • Suspicious Activity Reports: The Law Commission’s Proposals

    What is a SAR? When Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) came into force on the 24th July 2002, it brought with it the suspicious activity report (SAR) regime. The purpose of this regime is to prevent, detect and assist the prosecution of money laundering...

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  • 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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