Nick Doherty practices from Brudenell Chambers as a sole practitioner. He is also a door tenant at 4, King’s Bench Walk.
Nick is celebrating 40 years at the Bar in 2023. My first firearms case of note was Stubbings in 1989. That case is still the definition of ‘ammunition’ in English law. There have been a number of other authorities in this area of law in which I have been involved over the years.
Through Brudenell Chambers I accept instructions direct from the public in criminal, firearms licensing and other types of regulatory cases such as Health and Safety, explosives licensing and similar areas. I also undertake work at professional disciplinary tribunals. Instructing me on a direct access basis can often be at considerably lower cost than where you also engage a solicitor. A significant proportion of my work is now conducted on this basis and I have become adept at assisting the litigant to prepare their own case. I am always happy to discuss a case on an informal basis to decide whether it is suitable for public access.
When instructed as a direct access barrister I am unable to conduct legal aid work. If you are interested in instructing me in a legal aid case you should ask your solicitor to contact 020 8144 2212 or firstname.lastname@example.org to ascertain my availability. In larger and more complex cases with multiple hearings where Solicitors might prefer to instruct Nick with the support of a leading set of chambers they should contact 4 King’s Bench Walk on 020 7822 7000 or email@example.com.