Ms Rebecca Fairbairn > Chambers of Oba Nsugbe KC > Winchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oba Nsugbe KC
Pump Court Chambers
SO23 9EB


Rebecca has a dual criminal and family law practice which has evolved organically since she was called in 2000. She was formerly a member of One Paper Buildings before joining Drystone Chambers. Her Criminal practice consists predominantly of rape and serious sexual offences on behalf of the prosecution and defence. She is a grade 4 RASSO prosecutor and experienced in prosecuting and defending the most serious allegations, including multi-complainant cases, those involving fitness to plead and expert evidence (medical and technology).


Called to the Bar 2000
LL.B (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Rebecca Fairbairn  – Pump Court Chambers ‘Dedicated, determined and resourceful. She keeps a very cool head however complex the case, and her clear, down to earth style of jury advocacy is highly persuasive. Truly silk class.’

At Pump Court Chambers in Winchester, the ‘very strong crime team‘ is led by the ‘robustJames Newton-Price KC, who is noted for his strength in handling cases of serious sexual offences, multi-handed fraud and homicide. Sarah Jones KC led Ellie Fargin in prosecuting a man who was received a life sentence for child destruction and grievous bodily harm after attacking his girlfriend, who subsequently suffered a miscarriage. The ‘very conscientiousPeter Asteris  prosecutes and defends in cases of complex sexual offences, and is sought after for his expertise in representing vulnerable clients. Multi-handed drugs and fraud conspiracies have been prominent in Mark Ruffell‘s recent caseload. In November 2021 Rebecca Fairbairn  joined from Drystone Chambers.