Nicholas Rhodes QC
Nicholas is a Recorder (Crown Court), qualified to deal with sex crimes as a result of his experience in that sphere, but primarily a highly regarded advocate experienced in business and regulatory crime, specialising in serious commercial fraud, bribery and corruption, financial crime, revenue offences, MTIC, money laundering and confiscation. Considered approachable and client-friendly with a hard-hitting court style, his experience also includes murder, manslaughter and serious organised crime offences in trials conducted in the UK, Northern Ireland, and the Cayman Islands. His practice includes advising and representing UK and overseas commercial organisations, legal and finance professionals, on corporate governance issues, regulatory compliance, Financial Services regulation, and corporate criminal liabilities from the earliest pre-litigation stage through the processes of investigation and in the event in the Courts or before the Regulators.
“Very charming and persuasive in front of a jury.” – Chambers and Partners 2021
‘His practice includes sex cases’ – Crime – Leading Silk (Legal 500 – 2020)
‘His work includes murder and drug cases’ – Crime – Leading Silk (Legal 500 – 2018)
He has extensive experience of conducting trials concerning the most serious criminal
allegations, which include homicide, organised criminal activities and serious sexual
- QC (2008)
- LL.B (Hons)
- Recorder (Crown Court)
- Criminal Bar Association
- Public Access Bar Association
- CyberCrime Practitioners Association
Registered to receive work by direct access and is authorised to practice in a dual capacity.