Niall Carlin

Call: 2009


T: 01274 722 560 or 0113 246 2600

LL.B. Law, University of Liverpool (2006)
Bar Vocational Course, Manchester Metropolitan University (2009)
Inner Temple

Legal Aid Supplier Number 02BHL

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Practice Overview

Niall Carlin is a Criminal Law practitioner who undertakes all types of prosecution and defence work.

Prior to qualification at the bar Niall worked as an intern for the Texas Defender Service, a law firm in Texas that represents indigent defendants on Death Row. He also worked as a legal assistant for one of New Zealand’s leading criminal law barristers, and latterly a member of the UK Parliament.

Articles & Seminars:
“Giving Evidence” (January 2015) – Training seminar in conjunction with a senior member of Broadway House Chambers on the production of exhibits and giving live evidence in complex criminal proceedings for Evidential Analyst staff members of West Yorkshire Police in Leeds.

“Cruel and Unusual? Capital Punishment in the United States of America” (Broadway Quarterly, September 2014) – Updates on current issues in relation to capital punishment in the United States and methods of execution.

“Freedom of Expression in an Internet Age” (Broadway Quarterly, July 2013) – An analysis of current developments in relation to digital media prosecutions, with particular reference to the trial of Azhar Ahmed and the leading authority on prosecutions under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003: DPP v Collins [2006] UKHL 40.

“Everything is Bigger in Texas” (Amicus Journal, Issue 31, Spring 2013; Broadway Quarterly, February 2012) – A comparative analysis of the Texas criminal justice system and the UK system, with particular focus on the increased use of community penalties.