Nadeem Aullybocus (2001)
Barrister. Deputy Head of Chambers.
An established criminal practitioner with substantial experience in criminal defence and prosecution work, Nadeem is recognised for his robust advocacy and is often briefed in cases involving challenging & complex issues. He is particularly commended for his client-handling skills and has a reputation for being approachable and efficient.
His skills as an advocate is complemented with a profound understanding of complex legislation, and he is known for his ability to make persuasive jury speeches.
Over the last five years Nadeem has also significantly developed a successful Privy Council practice predominantly for cases from Mauritius.
Crime; Immigration, Asylum & Nationality; Commercial & Civil Litigation.
Nadeem has comprehensively developed his criminal practice dealing with serious sexual offences including rape involving adults and children, attempt murder, offences of serious violence including robbery and blackmail, drugs offences & conspiracies, high value fraud and other dishonesty based offences.
Nadeem also has relevant experience dealing with offences such as death by careless and dangerous driving.
He has a particular interest and expertise in representing young and vulnerable defendants.
Notable cases include:
- R v Marius Racas (2014) (Attempt Murder – Defence), The Mirror Newspaper, 1st November 2014.
- R v Morrissey (Tara)  EWCA Crim 1518, appeal on the scope of the Jury’s ability to conduct investigation into evidential issues.
- R v Andrew Parton (2013), [Gloucester Citizen & Others]. Prosecution of a defendant who had sexually attacked a number of women and caught by DNA 21 years after these offences were committed.
- R v Mark Radway (2013), BBC News. Prosecuting a lieutenant colonel who secretly filmed children as young as five in swimming pools, and at supermarkets.
- R v Clark  EWCA Crim 696, Rape of a 3 year old girl by her father (Defence).
- R v Rhodes  EWCA Crim 1221
- R v Edward Mayes (2010), 9 counts of sexual activity with a person with a mental disability impeding choice, Attorney-General’s Ref (No. 35 of 2010)  EWCA Crim 2555
- R v Russell Mayne (2009), 4 counts of rape of the defendant’s step-daughter (under 13) over a significant period of time.
- R v Nathan Stocker (2007). Sexual activity with a child, child abduction and digital rapes
- R v Alexander Hobbs (high value credit card fraud), Bristol Evening Post, 8 December 2007
- R v Shepphard  EWCA Crim 796, legality of alternative offences on an indictment under Section 40 Criminal Justice Act 1988 and section 6(3A) Criminal Law Act 1967 (Defence).
- Re R (teenager burns down house over a domestic dispute causing £90,000 worth of damage), The Times, 4th of February 2006
- R v Frederick Harding (assault by a school teacher on his student), The Daily Telegraph, 4th of May 2005
- R (Vehicle & Operator Services Agency) v Henderson  EWHC 3118 (Admin)
Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
The Judicial Committee of The Privy Council (JCPC) is the court of final appeal for UK overseas territories and Crown dependencies, and for those Commonwealth countries that have retained the appeal to Her Majesty in Council or, in the case of Republics, to the Judicial Committee.
Since about 2011, Nadeem has been accepting instructions from Mauritius for a variety of cases in all areas of law seeking leave to argue these in the JCPC.
Notable cases include:
- Siddick Islam – v – The State of Mauritius, Case No: JCPC 2009/0082, July 2013
- Liyyakat Polin v The State of Mauritius, Case No: JCPC 2013-0037
Immigration & Asylum
Nadeem regularly appears in both the First-tier and Upper Tribunal and offers advice and representation in both asylum and entry clearance matters. He has a fastidious approach to cases and utilises his extensive knowledge of the law and procedures.
His fluency in French and Creole, as well as his command of Hindi and Urdu have proved to be an invaluable asset in dealing with clients who do not speak English as a first language.
Commercial & Civil Litigation
Nadeem is also able to accept instructions in commercial and civil litigation matters, including shipping disputes.
Notable cases include:
- Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Fast Shipping & Transportation Co Ltd, QBD (2014)
Interests and Commitments
Nadeem has been involved with the University of the West of England’s Bar Vocational Course and now Bar Professional Training Course, for approximately 4 years as a lecturer on their “Advocacy Master Class” three to four times a year. The lectures/mock hearings are CPD accredited by the Bar Council.
He also sits on the panel of experts for the Inner Temple Bristol Presentation. The panel aims to inform and educate aspiring students on the life of a barrister and the journey from their law degree or conversion course to the BPTC. Students are given guidance on how to maximise their chances of successfully securing pupillage.
Nadeem has a number of interests and commitments outside of work. He has a passion for computers and I.T., cinema, food and wine, travelling and DIY. Spending time with this two young children and outdoor pursuits are a big part of family activities.
Qualifications and Awards
- LLB (Hons)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Law (BVC)
- Pupil Master
- Public Access
- Inner Temple
- Criminal Bar Association
- The Western Circuit
- Public Access Bar Assocation
- The Bar Council in the UK
- The Bar Council in Mauritius