Welcome to 15 NBS Chambers, the Chambers of Martin Rutherford QC. Our barristers at 15 NBS offer expert advice and representation in criminal and regulatory law. We pride ourselves on combining the highest standards of professional service with a friendly and approachable manner.

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Track record

Our reputation for excellence at all levels of call has resulted in our members being consistently instructed in the most demanding and complex of cases.

Members of chambers are able to draw from their extensive experience to provide a service that is second to none.

Conscientious and diligent case preparation and advocacy of the highest quality has led to members of 15NBS acting in many of the leading criminal trials in the country.





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    We are delighted to announce that Rory Field has re-joined 15NBS, Rory was called to the Bar in 1980....


Contact Us

15NBS Chambers,
15 New Bridge Street,

Email: clerks@15nbs.com
Secure Email: clerks.mailbox@15nbs.cjsm.net
Twitter: @15NBS
Phone: 020 7842 1900
Out of hours phone numbers:
07720 326159 or 07901 003028

DX 162 London / Chancery Lane



We are currently inviting applications for third six pupillage to start immediately. Please go to the About Us section for information on how to apply


15NBS is committed to keeping Chambers as normal as possible in these challenging times and would like you to know that our responsibility to legal representation is still at the forefront of our work and commitment. 15NBS takes the Health and Welfare of all its Members and staff very seriously and with the whole country shares a great concern about the transmission of the Virus Covid-19 so Chambers is following the guidelines from the Government and the CBA.

The clerks room remains open normal hours 9.00am – 6pm although we will be working remotely from Friday 20th March 2020 but keeping a ‘business as usual’ mentality to the highest degree. Can we please ask that documents are sent electronically where possible and if you have any queries please contact us and we can make the necessary arrangements. Chambers main number will be diverted to their phones so please contact us in the usual way.

We would also like to point out that whilst the Courts may not be sitting as much during the current situation, the members of 15NBS are still available and able to assist both professional and lay clients with any advisory or written work that may need to be completed during this period.

When Chambers does re-open in the future we would kindly ask that if you are feeling unwell with a cold or flu or have any symptoms please do not come into Chambers but use the use the 111 online coronavirus service to report and seek advice on what to do next. We are committed to avoid contagion and putting anyone at risk.

If you have any concerns, please call Glenn Matthews, Senior Clerk or Sue Wright, Chambers Administrator on 0207 842 1900.