Nick Murphy

Called 2015

Nick Murphy


Nick’s practice covers both the magistrates’ and the Crown court, representing clients in all areas of criminal defence.

Nick is a sought after junior barrister with ability well beyond his year of call.  A major scholarship winner and winner of the highly regarded Kalisher Trust Essay Prize, Nick has built a reputation for being a safe pair of hands when faced with difficult points of law and as a very competent advocate. Nick practices in all areas of criminal defence both the magistrates and crown court. He also has experience working on paper heavy financial crime cases as a pupil.  

Articles and Publications

LexisNexis PSL Practice Notes:
Pre Trial / Plea and Trial Preparation Hearings
The Psychoactive Substances Act  2016
Research Assistant – How to Write Law Essays and Exams, Professor Stacie Strong, Oxford University Press (2014)

2015 Vice Chair, Independent Monitoring Board, HMP Brixton 2013 Independent Monitoring Board, HMP Brixton

2015 BPTC, City University London
2014 LLB (Hons) Law, City University London
2012 MA (Hons) English Literature, University of St Andrews

2016 Kalisher Trust Essay Prize
2014 Lord Denning Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn 
2013 Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn
2013 Lord Bowen Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn

Professional Memberships
Criminal Bar Association
Howard League for Penal Reform Lincoln’s Inn