Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • Chloe Carvell awarded 1st Prize in the 2020 CBA Bursary Award Competition

    15NBS is pleased to announce that Chloe Carvell has won first prize in the 2020 CBA Bursary Award Competition following a successful written application (in which she produced an article on the following subject: ‘In a Post-Covid World, should we consider limiting the rights to trial by jury?’), advocacy...

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  • Stuart Dingle – Addressing the Advocate

    Stuart Dingle was interviewed by the Middle Temple Student’s Association for their series ‘Addressing the Advocate’. The series aims to provide a look into the work and experience of members of the bar. Stuart, alongside previous interviewees such as Master Simon Myerson QC and James Pickering QC was asked...

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  • Rory Field re-joins 15NBS

    We are delighted to announce that Rory Field has re-joined 15NBS, Rory was called to the Bar in 1980. He has wide experience in case strategy and criminal advocacy in complex international crime, at the highest level. Rory re-joins Chambers following a varied career away from the Criminal Bar...

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  • Recent publications by Claire Mawer

    Child Criminal Exploitation Article Claire Mawer has written an article for the Youth Justice Legal Centre concerning the recent and highly significant decision of the High Court relating to the admissibility of NRM decisions in criminal proceedings. Please see here   CBO Guide Claire Mawer has co-authored the recently...

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  • Nicholas Cooper appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of Tonga

    15NBS Chambers is delighted to congratulate Nicholas Cooper on his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Tonga. The appointment will be for a period of four years and he will be sworn in by The Lord Chief Justice of Tonga on 1st March 2021. Members of...

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  • Joseph Carr secures acquittal of So Solid Crew’s Lisa Maffia

    Joseph Carr recently secured the acquittal of Lisa Maffia, star of the British UK garage and hip hop group “So Solid Crew”, accused of assaulting a beautician at a salon in Tulse Hill, south London. The magistrates acquitted the defendant following an all-day trial after deliberating for fewer than...

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  • Dominic Benthall defends in Iranian ‘pilot-migrant’ case

    Dominic Benthall represented AK, an Iranian national who had co-piloted a Rigid Inflatable Boat containing one other Iranian national and 12 Vietnamese nationals across the English Channel on 17th October 2020. AK received a sentence of 2 years imprisonment for assisting unlawful immigration. The Resident Judge at Canterbury CC...

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  • Mini Pupillages

      Unfortunately, due to the current Covid-19 Regulations and Tier Management 15NBS have had to put all the mini-pupillage scheme on hold. We will review this decision once the Regulations are lifted. Please do not submit applications for mini-pupillages at this time.

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