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Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
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Web:
www.gcnchambers.co.uk

Nina Grahame QC

Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
Email:
Web:
gcnchambers.co.uk/barrister/nina-grahame-qc/
Garden Court North Chambers (Garden Court North Chambers)

Work Department

Criminal Defence and Appeal

Position

Nina is the Deputy Head of Garden Court North Chambers and was appointed QC in March 2019. She is a senior criminal defence practitioner of considerable experience and as a newly appointed QC Nina will continue to practice in the area of criminal defence.

Career

As a junior she was regularly instructed as in the most serious of cases, particularly those cases involving allegations of murder, manslaughter, drug trafficking, money laundering, serious fraud, computer misuse, allegations of serious violence (including child cruelty), sexual and Mental Capacity Act offences. She has extensive Court of Appeal and CCRC experience and has also been instructed in the Supreme Court. Her cases frequently involve complex evidence of the use of ‘cutting-edge’ technology and sophisticated anti-surveillance techniques by OCGs. She also has extensive experience in cases involving vulnerable witnesses and defendants involving issues of mental health or capacity, often in combination with concurrent Family Court or Court of Protection proceedings.

Languages

English

Member

  • Criminal Bar Association Justice
  • Howard League for Penal Reform; and
  • Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare.

Education

BA (Comb Hons) English and Theatre Studies (1982) 
BVC – Outstanding / Certificate of Honour (1993)


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading silks

Nina Grahame - Garden Court North ChambersShe combines excellent legal knowledge with incisive legal analysis and fearless advocacy.

Within: Crime

Garden Court North Chambers is well known for acting for the defence in large-scale drugs conspiracies, historic and recent sexual abuse cases as well as murder trials. In 2017, Pete Weatherby QC and Nina Grahame acted for the father in a case involving the alleged murder of a baby shortly after birth; the father was acquitted.

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