18th Apr 2024

18 St John Street is delighted to announce that Nicholas Rhodes KC has joined chambers as a door tenant.

Nicholas is an experienced crime silk, specialising in serious commercial fraud, bribery and corruption, financial crime, homicide and serious organised crime.

Known for his strong advocacy, Nicholas will bring a wealth of experience in advising and representing UK and overseas commercial organisations and legal and finance professionals facing investigation, from the earliest pre-litigation stage through the processes of investigation and before the Courts or Tribunals in the following areas:

  • Corporate governance issues,
  • Regulatory compliance,
  • Financial Services regulation,
  • Corporate criminal liabilities

Nicholas has appeared in trials across the UK, Northern Ireland and the Cayman Islands in criminal cases of the utmost severity including offences of homicide, organised crime and serious sexual offences.

Head of 18 St John Street Chambers Criminal Department Richard Vardon commented, “attracting a silk with the reputation that Nicholas Rhodes KC has is a fabulous achievement for Chambers and our Department. Nicholas is a highly rated King’s Counsel and we look forward to working with him in the future.”

Richard Chapman KC, Head of Chambers, welcomed Nicholas to Chambers. He said that, “Nicholas is a great addition to Chambers. His work profile, experience and approach make him a perfect fit for our Criminal Department, which continues to go from strength to strength.”

Nicholas will continue to practise from his London set 187 Chambers and his other door tenant chambers KBW Chambers.

Nicholas Rhodes KC

For further details on Nicholas Rhodes KC and the Criminal Department at 18 St John Street Chambers please contact Chambers Director James Parks, or Criminal Senior Clerk James Hotchin.