Nadia Silver > The 36 Group > London, England > Lawyer Profile

The 36 Group
Gray's Inn, 4 Field Court

Work Department

36 Crime


Having completed her pupillage in chambers, Nadia Silver took up tenancy in 2003.

Nadia has developed a specialist practice focusing on serious organised crime, fraud and money laundering offences, and trading standards prosecutions. She has considerable experience in cases involving complex confiscation proceedings: in two recent cases she has been instructed post-conviction to deal specifically with complicated issues arising under the Proceeds of Crime Act. She is frequently instructed to deal with complex, multi-handed prosecutions, both as junior and leading counsel. She has recent experience of prosecuting people trafficking offences under the Modern Slavery Act.

Prior to coming to the bar, Nadia worked for a firm of solicitors as a tribunal advocate, representing patients detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act. She has a continued interest in the prosecution and defence of mentally disordered defendants in the Criminal Justice System.

Nadia is a Grade 4 CPS Prosecutor. She is authorised to accept direct access instructions. She practices chiefly in London and on the Midlands Circuit.

Nadia is listed as a Leading Junior Tier 2 in the Legal 500; and in Band 3 in Chambers and Partners (Criminal Law, Midlands).


Called 2001; Middle Temple.

Direct Public Access qualified.

Former editor, publishing industry.

Areas of experience:
Financial Crime
Health and Safety
Serious & Complex Crime


Nadia is a member of the Criminal Bar Association; and of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.


Newstead Wood School For Girls.

Nadia graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA (First Class) in English Language and Literature in 1995; and a MA (Distinction) in Literature from Commonwealth Countries in 1996.

She undertook legal studies at City University, obtaining her CPE / Post Graduate Diploma in Law in 2000.

She completed the Bar Vocational Course at the College of Law in 2001 and was called by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple the same year.
She was the recipient of Middle Temple Benefactor’s Scholarships for both her CPE and BVC.