Ms Narita Bahra KC > 33 Chancery Lane > London, England > Barrister Profile

33 Chancery Lane
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Narita Bahra KC is a leading Criminal and Business Fraud Defence Barrister who appears in serious, complex and high profile cases. Her fearless and fresh approach makes her widely sought after by clients in private crime cases. Narita has established a reputation for meticulous preparation, mastery of detail, effective cross-examination, jury rapport and excellent client relations. Narita is recognised as a formidable criminal defence KC who is instructed in murder, serious international organised crime, terrorism and sexual offence cases. Her investigative approach leads her team to successful results. Narita is recognised as an effective tactician in the field of Business Crime. Her stellar work ethic results in tangible impact and defining successful outcomes in cases involving fraud, tax evasion, money laundering and confiscation. Narita is instructed in and impacted high profile cases in which disclosure failings have been unmasked. Narita regularly appears on national TV and Radio; Sky, BBC, ITV and Radio 4 as a legal correspondent. Narita is an author and contributor to legal journals. Her excellent track record and high success rate before juries make her a leading choice.

Publications: ‘A Practical Guide to Confiscation and Restraint’ by Narita Bahra KC, David Winch, John Carl Townsend; ‘Tackling Disclosure in the Criminal Courts – A Practitioner’s Guide’ by Narita Bahra KC & Don Ramble


French; Gujarati; Hindi; Punjabi; Urdu


Contributor to Lincoln’s Inn educational advocacy tutor; Selection panel (Lincoln’s Inn Bar Scholarship Awards); Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit; Women in Law

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Narita Bahra KC – 33 Chancery Lane ‘Narita is one of the most sought after silks in the country. She is respected and admired by the judiciary and her colleagues. Very few can absorb and then deliver with formidable vigour complex legal arguments before the most senior members of the judiciary like she does. She is a trailblazer and is in a class of her own.’

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Narita Bahra KC  – 33 Chancery Lane ‘Narita is a fearless advocate with real court presence. When she is on her feet she commands attention and respect and in conference she instils confidence in her clients.’ 

33 Chancery Lane, with an established reputation as a heavyweight financial crime set, is increasingly recognised for the complex fraud expertise of its members, crossing over with the set’s track record in confiscation work. Narita Bahra KC is widely praised for her excellent advocacy, ‘on par with any barrister in the country’, while Amanda Pinto KC, acting for the SFO, has recently secured the conviction of two defendants charged with fraudulently operating a Brazilian teak investment scheme, which involved a global Forex investment fraud, complex trust structures, insolvency proceedings, and money laundering issues – both defendants were convicted and sentenced to eleven years.