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Work Department

Crime, Asset and tax recovery.


Nick Robinson is a criminal defence specialist. His work includes general and regulatory crime. He exclusively defends. He specializes in heavyweight criminal cases, in particular murder, manslaughter, inflicting GBH with intent, conspiracy to supply controlled drugs and serious sexual offences.

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Privy Council

Led by John Aspinall QC Nick represented an appellant in a Commonwealth Caribbean appeal to the Privy Council from the Court of Appeal of Jamaica in respect of a capital murder conviction: R v Peter Stewart [2011] UKPC 11.

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Nick is skilled in appellate advocacy having appeared in 32 appeals before the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division), namely 10 appeals against conviction and 22 appeals against sentence.

Pro bono

Nick Robinson was an intern at the Independent Jamaica Council of Human Rights in Kingston, Jamaica during summer 2004 working on death penalty cases having won a scholarship through the Centre of Capital Punishment Studies (University of Westminster) and the European Commission. Having been called to the Bar Nick has continued to represent Appellants in their appeals to the Privy Council from the Court of Appeal of Jamaica, including one case in which he represented four Appellants each of whom appealed against their convictions for capital murder.

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Called 2006; Inner Temple.


  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Criminal Bar Association


  • BA Criminology & Sociology, The University of Liverpool (First Class Honours)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Bar Vocational Course, BPP London

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Nick Robinson3PBA criminal defence specialist.