Member of Chambers Profile

Imogen Nelson

Year of Call: 2014



Imogen is a criminal practitioner who joined Chambers following successful completion of her pupillage. She prosecutes and defends in the Crown, Youth and Magistrates' courts. 

Imogen has a fast developing practice and is regularly instructed in matters involving violence (including arson with intent to endanger life) and public disorder, dishonesty, drugs and sexual offences.

She is experienced in defending driving offences and has routinely avoided disqualification, having successfully advanced special reasons and exceptional hardship.

Imogen is a Grade 1 CPS Advocate Panel member and has prosecuted on behalf of other agencies, including TFL. 

Imogen is meticulous in her approach towards client and witness care. She has experience of handling young and/or vulnerable defendants and witnesses. Imogen recently cross-examined a 10 year old about an alleged sexual offence in the Crown Court; Her client was acquitted.

Before joining Chambers, Imogen worked at a criminal solicitor's firm in Kent. She is attentive to the needs of solicitors and is particularly mindful of their relationship with the lay client.


Imogen studied for her GDL and BPTC at the University of Law. Before that, she attained her undergraduate degree in History (BA) from the University of Nottingham. 


Imogen is a member of Inner Temple, the Criminal Bar Association and the South Eastern Circuit.