Nicholas Hamblin


“Nicholas has defended most types of fraud, including carousel and mortgage fraud with considerable ingenuity.  An ingenious advocate.”

Nicholas Hamblin has been a member of the independent Bar since 1981.

He is a well-established senior junior counsel who has been a leading junior in many high-profile cases.  He accepts instructions involving all levels of crime, both privately funded, and funded by Legal Aid.

Although Nicholas is now a Defence only advocate in criminal matters, he does accept instructions to act for either party in Regulatory, Licensing or Animal welfare proceedings.

Police Law

Nicholas has experience in dealing with a wide range of issues including but not limited to, prosecuting Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPO’s)

Achievements, appointments and memberships

  • Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2024
  • LLB. (Hons) Business Law
  • Sussex Bar Mess
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Freeman of the City of London.
  • Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers

Notable cases

Click here to see a summary of Nicholas’ most notable cases.

Year of Call: 1981

Core Practice Areas:
Crime, Corporate Crime, Financial Fraud, Murder, Manslaughter, Organised Crime, Police Law, Robbery, Serious Crime, Serious Fraud, Sexual Offences, Licensing & Regulatory Law