Nathan Davis

Year of call:

2017

Education:

2016 - The University of Durham, LLB, Law 2:1 (letter of commendation)

2017 - BPP Leeds BPTC - Very Competent

Career:

2019 - 2019 - Kalisher Intern at Criminal Cases Review Commission

2019 - Pupil at Zenith Chambers

2020 - Level 1 prosecutor

2020 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2020 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers

2020 - Level 2 prosecutor

Memberships:

2016 - present - Middle Temple

2016 - present - Amnesty International Leeds

2017 - present - Young Legal Aid Lawyers

Awards:

2014 - Best individual mooting performance, Durham University Palatinate Cup.

2015 - Semi-finalist, Nuremberg International Criminal Law Moot. Michael Sherrard Access to the Bar Scholarship – Middle Temple.

2016 - Winner, Durham University internal moot before Lord Reed at the Supreme Court Robert Garraway Rice Scholarship – Middle Temple. Leeds 10 year anniversary Scholarship – Leeds BPP.

2017 - Ranked joint 1st, Asylum, Deportation, Detention and Extradition BPTC module – Leeds BPP.

Nathan is a CPS Level 2 Panel Advocate known for his meticulous case-preparation and client-led approach. He has a burgeoning Crown Court practice and significant experience in the Magistrates’ Courts. Nathan regularly deals with serious and complex cases including conspiracies relating to the theft of vehicles and serious assaults in a domestic violence setting.

Nathan accepts instructions for prosecution, defence and in the Youth Court, having previously worked as a volunteer panel member at Durham Youth Offending Service he is adept at communicating and engaging with young people. His focus on case preparation ensures that he is well-suited to consider all legal issues including those relating to disclosure, dismissal and bad character.

Following his career as a Kalisher Intern at the Criminal Cases Review Commission, Nathan has significant experience in appellate law from the Magistrates’ and Crown Court. During his time at the Commission Nathan provided advice on a number of significant cases on matters of disclosure, hearsay evidence, victims of trafficking, joint enterprise, adverse inferences etc.

Contact Nathan’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253

Nathan has a developing inquest practice and has experience in both jury and article 2 inquests. He is available to represent a range of interested parties from bereaved families, public and private bodies and other interested persons.

Nathan’s client-led approach and meticulous case preparation are well suited to identifying any issues, in particular as to any potential Regulation 28 concerns.

Nathan has already developed significant inquest experience. He regularly represents prison healthcare providers in article 2 inquests arising from a death in custody; and has experience in representing families at inquests arising from a clinical negligence setting. Nathan’s practice includes dealing with all aspects arising from the inquest including: disclosure, written submissions and pre-inquest advice.

 

Contact Nathan’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Nathan is known for his forensic case analysis, client-led approach, and focused submissions. Nathan has particular experience in dealing with claims arising from Road Traffic incidents and is adept at dealing with all matters including liability and quantum.

Nathan accepts instructions to the following:

  • Trials from the Small Claims Track through to the Fast Track;
  • Disposal Hearings;
  • Advising in person and in writing;
  • Interim hearings;
  • MOJ Stage 3 hearings; and
  • Infant approval hearings.

He accepts claimant and defence work and has experience in dealing with:

  • Road traffic litigation;
  • Credit hire;
  • Industrial disease;
  • Employer’s liability.

Contact Nathan’s clerks

Senior Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Mike Alexander on  0113 2135254

Rajan Abdullah on 0113 213 5207

Nathan is known for his forensic case analysis, client-led approach, and ability to provide prompt and practical advice. Nathan has experience in dealing with cases involving easements and breaches of contractual or statutory duties. He accepts instructions on behalf of claimants and defendants.

Contact Nathan’s clerks

Senior Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Mike Alexander on  0113 2135254

Rajan Abdullah on 0113 213 5207

Prior Career

Prior to commencing his pupillage at Park Square Barristers, Nathan was a common law pupil at Zenith Chambers. He was supervised by John Boumphrey and Tom Storey and observed civil, employment and crime.

Before commencing pupillage, Nathan worked at the Criminal Cases Review Commission as a Kalisher Intern. He regularly undertook legal research and case analysis on a wide spectrum of significant and complex criminal cases, whilst also managing his own caseload. During his employment at the Commission Nathan was also involved in the Commission’s outreach work, focusing on youth justice.

Whilst at university Nathan was a pro bono legal assistant for the defence on the Radovan Karadzic Appeal. He researched and drafted grounds of appeal, under the direction of Defence Counsel Peter Robinson. Nathan was also a member of the County Durham Youth Offending Volunteers Service and regularly sat as a panel member, engaging with young offenders who were sentenced to Youth Referral Orders.

Contact Nathan’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250