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Mark Nicholls


Criminal Defence

Mark Nicholls is a Higher Court Advocate for the Crown Court Chambers team at Cartwright King Solicitors with over 9 years’ experience as an advocate in the Crown court and 29 years as a Solicitor in the Criminal Law. He’s also a Duty solicitor helping people at the police station and in the Magistrates Court.

More about Mark

Mark Nicholls is an enthusiastic professional with drive, determination and excellent team working skills. Comfortable working with people at all levels in the legal profession due to his extensive experience, Mark has developed a high level of communication skills that are required in dealing with clients, their families and witnesses; in particular those who are vulnerable due to their age, mental health problems, substance abuse or learning difficulties.

Mark is well liked with an easy approach and no-nonsense manner and a vast experience of cases requiring sensitive handling and pays great attention to detail with meticulous preparation serving well in complex cases. Mark is versatile and willing to adapt enabling work in all areas of criminal law.

A highly experienced Criminal trial advocate dealing with serious violence, aggravated burglary to gangland shootings, drugs and serious fraud; passionate about the criminal justice system which he feels contributes to a fairer society and justice.

Notable Cases

R v A : Leading counsel in a 9 defendant, 8 week trial involving gangland shootings and drugs.

R v W : Defended one of the prisoners from the Bedford prison riot.

R v F : Defended a nurse accused of neglect resulting in the death of a patient.

R v S : Multi-handed serious fraud trial involving solicitors and mortgage fraud

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Mark and all the team at Cartwright King are dedicated to helping you. If you need help, contact Mark by email using this form or using the details below:



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