Natalie Berman

Natalie Berman


Ranked as Leading Individual in Legal 500, Natalie joined Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson in October 2006 after successfully completing the Bar Vocational Course and being called to the Bar.  In 2019 she became a Partner, having been the Head of the Crown Court department for 5 years.  She is a specialist criminal defence advocate with over a decade’s experience in serious and organised crime. Natalie is also ranked in Chambers and Partners. . The phenomenal results she has achieved are a testament to how hard she works and her dedication.

Natalie is committed, extremely hard working and has an incredible eye for detail. She is known for her extensive case preparation and sound tactical judgement, with significant experience in all types of cases, including being led on murders, frauds and large-scale drug conspiracies. She is adept at dealing with confiscation matters and applications such as ASBOs and Criminal Behaviour Orders. In recent times she has been instructed to represent those charged with offences in the Military Courts prosecuted by the Royal Military Police.

She has also appeared in the Court of Appeal, successfully arguing for the reduction of sentences, which have resulted in the release of her clients. Not only does Natalie regularly appear in the Crown Court, but she has an extensive own client following representing people who are charged with the most serious offences. This is as a direct result of her thorough case preparation, which is faultless and ensures the best possible result in offences across the whole criminal spectrum. Natalie has recently been instructed on a number of multi handed murders,  large scale drug conspiracies and cases involving firearms.  She is also instructed frequently on a private basis to make representations at the early stages of a police investigation. 

She is able to provide continuity of representation from the point of arrest to the conclusion of any trial in both the Magistrates, Youth and Crown Court. 

Professional Qualifications:

  • Higher Court Advocate
  • Duty Solicitor


  • London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association
  • Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates

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