Nick Robinson > Chambers of David Berkley QC > Bournemouth, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Berkley QC
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Work Department

Crime, Asset and tax recovery.                         


Nick Robinson is a criminal specialist involved in serious criminal cases. His work often involves cases relating to and arising from organised crime including murder, attempted murder, drug conspiracies and serious violence. He has expertise defending cases involving serious sexual offences including rape, indecent and sexual assaults. Nick has appeared in over 30 appeals against conviction and sentence at the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal and he represented the Appellant in a Commonwealth Caribbean appeal against a murder conviction at the Privy Council.

Recent Crown Court trials have involved indictments alleging murder, attempted murder, rape, sexual assault of children aged under 13, inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent, conspiracy to import Class A drugs, possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, possession of firearms without certificates, child cruelty and neglect, mortgage fraud and armed robbery (Defence); inflicting grievous bodily harm, exposure, indecent assault, possession with intent to supply, fraud and burglary (Prosecution).

In 2004 Nick was an intern at the Independent Jamaica Council of Human Rights in Kingston, Jamaica working on death penalty cases having won a scholarship through the Centre of Capital Punishment Studies (University of Westminster) and the European Commission. Nick continues to be instructed as Counsel in appeals against conviction from the Court of Appeal in Jamaica to the Privy Council.

Nick is a Grade 2 CPS Prosecutor; he also prosecutes for the National Probation Service, Department for Work & Pensions, Revenue & Customs and Local Education Authorities.


Called 2006; Inner Temple.


Pro Bono Unit; Criminal Bar Association; Free Representation Unit; Human Rights Lawyers Association.


Liverpool University: (BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology, first class).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Nick Robinson3PBA criminal defence specialist