Nigel Fryer > Chambers of Ruth Henke KC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Ruth Henke KC
30 Park Place Chambers
CF10 3BS


Nigel is an experienced advocate who has a mixed criminal and regulatory practice, he prosecutes and defends in equal measure. He is a Grade 4 CPS prosecutor, member of the CPS rape panel and a member of the List of Specialist Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law.


Call: 1999; Middle Temple

  • Attorney General’s List C 2008; Specialist Regulatory Advocate list for Health and Safety and Environmental Law 2012.


Health and Safety Lawyers Association; United Kingdom Environmental Lawyers Association; Criminal Bar Association.


  • Colston’s School, Bristol
  • Queen Mary, University of London (1995 History, 1998 LLB)
  • UWE Bristol (1999 BVC)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Nigel Fryer30 Park Place ChambersHe is a forceful cross examiner who puts the work in to really get to the heart of the evidence to achieve the best results for his clients. A very user-friendly junior.’

30 Park Place Chambers is a ‘well established set offering strength in depth in all aspects of criminal law‘. Recent areas of instruction for the team include large-scale drugs conspiracies, serious and historic sexual offences and multi-defendant homicide cases. Caroline Rees KC is a ‘talented advocate‘, and recently prosecuted a man who received a six-year sentence for the gross negligence manslaughter of his partner following consensual sexual activity involving bondage. Nigel Fryer ‘s recent practice involves historic sexual abuse allegations, while Andrew Jones has a strong practice in large-scale drug trafficking matters.