Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • Recorder Robert Ward

    15NBS Chambers is delighted to announce that Robert Ward has been appointed as a Recorder, sitting on the South Eastern Circuit where he will sit in the Family Courts. https://www.judiciary.uk/announcements/recorder-appointment-ward/

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  • C2: Choices and Consequences. A different approach to sentencing

    Author: Kathryn Hirst   Last week I experienced a totally different side of the criminal justice system. It was a moving and inspiring experience.   It’s reassuring to know that there is a better side and there are successes in what we all agree is a failing system not...

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  • Pupillage Panel Event – 9th December 2020

    15 NBS Chambers is pleased to invite you to our virtual pupillage panel event taking place on 9th December at 18:30. We understand just how daunting the pupillage process is – both applying for and undertaking it. Therefore, the Pupillage Committee are hosting a panel event at which our...

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  • Justin McClintock defends allegation of ‘horrific’ attempted murder

    Justin McClintock has concluded the defence of a mentally unwell man accused of a ‘horrific’ knife attack on a stranger. Justin’s instructing solicitor, Sumeer Chaudhry of BAC Law, made successful representations to the Crown that a lesser offence should be accepted. During a two-day sentencing exercise involving cross-examination of...

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  • Dominic Benthall secures acquittal for defendant in 140kg cocaine importation

    Dominic Benthall secures acquittal for defendant in 140kg cocaine importation   Dominic’s client was a Dutch national accused of knowingly importing cocaine with a street value of £11m through Port of Dover. He was a truck driver working for his nephew’s transportation firm, and the cocaine was concealed within...

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  • High praise for 15NBS Chambers in Legal 500

    15NBS Legal 500 – Set Overview ’15 NBS are an excellent set with a cross section of very experienced counsel who are comfortable in dealing with general crime and complex crime.’ ‘15 NBS Chambers is a fantastic set. My first choice due to their expertise and general approach to...

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  • John Waller secures acquittal in double rape

    John Waller secured the acquittal of his client over the course of two trials. The defendant had been accused of an initial rape and then, whilst on bail, was accused of a second rape. The allegations had different complainants. John was able to successfully argue severance on the basis...

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  • Recorder Mathew Turner

    15NBS Chambers is delighted to announce that Mathew Turner has been appointed as a Recorder, sitting on the Western Circuit. The Queen has appointed 118 Recorders on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales,...

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