Welcome to 15 NBS Chambers, the Chambers of Martin Rutherford QC. Our barristers at 15 NBS offer expert advice and representation in criminal and regulatory law. We pride ourselves on combining the highest standards of professional service with a friendly and approachable manner.

Track record

Our reputation for excellence at all levels of call has resulted in our members being consistently instructed in the most demanding and complex of cases.

Members of chambers are able to draw from their extensive experience to provide a service that is second to none.

Conscientious and diligent case preparation and advocacy of the highest quality has led to members of 15NBS acting in many of the leading criminal trials in the country.

Pupillage update

Thank you to everyone who has applied for Pupillage this year. We will be notifying applicants by 17th March…

Clare Dowse’s cross-examination brings Aylesbury trial to an abrupt end

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Clare Dowse's client was acquitted on the direction of the trial judge at a trial at Aylesbury Crown Court last week, after her cross-examination of the Crown's key witness caused the trial to collapse. The Defendant was charged with violent disorder after an incident at HMYOI Aylesbury in 2018 in…

Martin Rutherford QC and Beth Crocker secure unanimous murder, manslaughter and attempted murder acquittals

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Martin Rutherford QC and Beth Crocker represented BK, one of 6 defendants charged with Murder, Manslaughter in the alternative and Attempted Murder of two victims. In the early hours of 12th December 2019, the two victims were subject to a vicious knife attack at the cannabis 'grow house' that they…

Contact us

15NBS Chambers,
15 New Bridge Street,

Email: clerks@15nbs.com
Secure Email: clerks.mailbox@15nbs.cjsm.net
Twitter: @15NBS
Phone: 020 7842 1900
Out of hours phone numbers:
07720 326159 or 07901 003028

DX 162 London / Chancery Lane


We are currently inviting applications for third six pupillage to start immediately. Please go to the About Us section for information on how to apply