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.

Kyri Argyropoulos secures acquittal for Class A supply x2 successfully running the ‘Modern Slavery’ defence.

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YS was arrested for PWITS x2 in November committed whilst on bail for the same offence a few months earlier in April. He was tried together on both sets of matters.  YS’ defence was that of Modern Slavery to both sets of matters.  Recent caselaw meant that an expert report…

Rupert Hallowes represents first defendant prosecuted under sections 52 and 53 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 for a ‘sex for rent’ arrangement.

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  Following an unsuccessful application to stay the proceedings as an abuse of process on the basis that until 2018 the CPS policy was not to prosecute such offending (in relation to which application Rupert was led by Martin Rutherford QC), the Defendant pleaded guilty to three offences and was…

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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


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