Testimonials

“Absolutely amazing service, I had Nathan Seymour-Hyde assist me. Very professional, willing to go the extra mile, couldn't fault. Thanks so much.”
Client
“Nathan Seymour Hyde thank you. You dealt with my case extremely professionally. You were prepared and put me at my ease when preparing me for court. I felt reassured in the way you handled everything. I would recommend you to anyone seeking a lawyer who not just knows his stuff but is very client centric and is very good with people.”
Client

Nathan Seymour-Hyde

Solicitor

Oxford

01865 260230 x 6412

Areas of law:

Magistrates’ Court, Police Station, Fare Evasion Solicitors

Nathan worked in India and Hong Kong, prior to qualifying as a lawyer in 2013. He first gained experience as a solicitor whilst working for a busy practice in central London, before joining Reeds in 2017.

Nathan has represented clients at both the police station and Magistrates’ court for some of the most serious criminal offences; including murder, drugs conspiracies and sexual offences.

He prides himself on being approachable and client-focused, understanding that appearing in the criminal court can be an extremely stressful experience for Defendants.

Nathan has built an excellent track record as a capable trial lawyer. His success has been based on detailed preparation and keen understanding of the laws of evidence.

In accordance with the Solicitors’ Regulatory Transparency Rules for motoring offences we confirm that Nathan Seymour-Hyde charges Level B hourly rates.

Notable Cases

R v C - 2016 – successfully made representations to drop the prosecution against the Defendant after commissioning an expert report with regard to the client’s learning difficulties.

R v F 2017– represented the client at the police station and first appearance at court for Murder. After advising on the basis that the prosecution did not have enough evidence, the case was discontinued within weeks.

R v G 2018 – successfully defended a student at trial, who raised issues with racist treatment by the police. He was charged with assault on a police officer and Public Order offences. After challenging numerous errors that the prosecution had made in disclosure, the case was discontinued.

R v J 2018 – successful appeal against an 18 month custodial sentence. The Defendant was released on bail within weeks and the sentenced was quashed in favour of a community based order.