Ms Amy Nicholson > Chambers of Stephen Hockman KC and Mark Watson KC > London, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Stephen Hockman KC and Mark Watson KC
Six Pump Court


Amy’s practice is split equally between defence and prosecution work. She is regularly instructed as junior alone in cases that would be regarded as category 3 and above prosecution work such as rape, child abuse and other sexual offences, fraud, people trafficking, drug importations and PWITS class A conspiracies, blackmail, aggravated burglary, violent disorder, arson, complex robberies, serious assaults (section 18) and serious driving offences. In addition, Amy conducts appellate work and is routinely chosen by senior members of chambers as their junior, led in cases of particular import, e.g. a torture rape/murder.

Amy also has a particular aptitude for cases involving youths and defendants with mental health issues and has experience in the Mental Health Tribunal.


2018 – September 2021 CPS: Crown Advocate
2015 – 2018 CPS: Senior Crown Prosecutor [RASSO]


Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Law School 1994-1999 LLB Hons: 2:1 and BVC Competent [Very Competent in Crime].

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Amy Nicholson  – Six Pump Court ‘Amy is a calm and unflappable advocate. Her preparation is meticulous, and establishes an excellent rapport with her lay client and instructing solicitor.’