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Nargees Choudhury
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Nargees has extensive experience defending in the Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court. She is regularly instructed to act in cases involving violence, dishonesty, weapons, drugs and sexual offences. Nargees receives both public and private instructions and has gained previous experience in the family courts and civil courts. Nargees is keen to broaden her practice and will do so by prosecuting cases from the summer of 2021.

Nargees worked on the Grenfell Inquiry as disclosure counsel. Nargees has previously been contracted by the Bar Standards Board as both paper scrutiniser, for the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) examinations, and as a panel member to determine Authorised Training and Education Organisation (AETO) status.

Nargees is a passionate advocate. She works tirelessly and fights fearlessly for her lay clients. Nargees places her clients at the heart of her work. Her previous employment as a secondary school teacher makes her a natural choice for firms requiring representatives for youths. She is relatable, down-to-earth and affable. Her approach often invites repeat instruction.

Memberships & Scholarships

Member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
Lord Diplock scholarship for the Graduate Diploma in Law (2010)
Lord Diplock Scholarship for the Bar Professional Training Course (2012)


Notable Cases

R v ZD - Allegation of fraud, money laundering and possession of criminal property. The case involved fraudulent transactions at a range of well known retail outlets across numerous dates. The Defendant was unanimously acquitted of all 6 charges in two hours and twenty three minutes.