Nigel R Edwards KC

Nigel R Edwards KC

KC & Mediator

Legal 500

2022 Bar Pro Bono Awards Shortlisted – International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year


  • Complex Crime - Murder, Gang and OCG. Terrorism, Drugs, POCA and International Crime (ICC)
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime
  • Complex Fraud
  • Election Fraud
  • Regulatory Law
  • Professional Disciplinary and Negligence
  • Fact Finding in Public Law Family Matters
  • International Law and Human Rights Law
  • Sports and Media Law



  • Sheffield University LLB Law


  • Criminal Bar Association (CBA)
  • Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
  • Proceed of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA)



Nigel has a reputation both nationally and internationally for his no-nonsense, hard fighting, fair and courteous approach to all that he does and with all he meets.

For many high-profile public figures wanting honest, solid, and sound advice, Nigel is the first person they turn to.  He is meticulous in his preparation and is highly regarded for his attention to detail.

Nigel has for many years represented children involved in the gravest of crimes and has been the go-to expert in relation to the defence of them. He builds a rapport and gains their trust second to none.

Nigel has most recently finished advising the family and leading the legal team representing a British dual national who was detained in Iran until successful negotiations saw his release by the regime.

Nigel takes instructions and advises on all areas of international law. In the past he has been involved with issues arising all over the world including among others, South Africa, Russia, the Ukraine, Japan, India, the greater Americas.

"Well known for defending in the most complex fraud cases"

"He has extensive experience in serious fraud cases"

'He is a consummately persuasive advocate, who builds a rapport with clients, judges and witnesses.'

"He has a great tactical brain."

"Gets to grips with complex fraud cases quickly and easily."

"A great deal of experience in large complex fraud work"

“Nigel and his team are amazing. He was and is formidable.”