Nathan Davis

Nathan Davis.
Year of call:



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

2017 - BPP Leeds BPTC - Very Competent


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


2016 - present - Middle Temple

2016 - present - Amnesty International Leeds

2017 - present - Young Legal Aid Lawyers


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 the head of PSQB’s junior criminal team. He is a CPS Level 2 Panel Advocate and has an established Crown Court practice.

Nathan is known for his meticulous case-preparation, knowledge of the law and client-led approach. Nathan regularly deals with serious and complex cases. He is currently instructed for the Prosecution as a junior in a complex mutli-week class A drugs conspiracy and as a Defence junior in a multi-week historic grooming case.

Nathan accepts instructions for prosecution, defence and in the Youth Court, having recently assisted the I.C.C.A on the re-drafting of their youth justice guides, 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

Lucy Finney on 0113 213 5220

Ranked as a Rising Star for Inquests and Inquiries in The Legal 500

Nathan shows a skill-set way beyond his years. It is evident that he has not only read the brief, but totally understood the nuances of the case which he uses to his client’s advantage. He is one to watch.’ Legal 500 (2024)

Nathan has a wonderful ability to focus the court on the core issues with his polite but determined demeanour and eloquent submissions. He has good knowledge of the law and coronial processes.” Legal 500 (2023)

Nathan has already developed a strong inquest practice and has significant experience in both jury and article 2 inquests. He is adept in addressing key legal issues, such as the engagement of article 2 and causation.

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. He is able to provide pragmatic and targeted advice to ensure the best outcome for his client.

Nathan has significant inquest experience in relation to deaths arising in a prison and healthcare environment. 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.

Nathan has a nationwide practice and is willing to travel to accommodate his client’s needs.


Contact Nathan’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250