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.
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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.