Marte Alnaes accepts instructions in wide range of areas, including Crime, Civil and Family.

Marte commenced her pupillage at New Park Court Chambers in September 2019 under the supervision of Chloe Fairley. During her pupillage she had the opportunity to shadow a range of very experienced and highly regarded barrister from Chambers in criminal trials involving the most serious offences.

Marte is originally from Norway and as such is fluent in most of the Scandinavian languages. She has a particular interest in languages and studied German in school and at college and completed a semester of Portuguese while she studied for her LLB.

Marte regularly appears both in the Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court and has experience in both defending and prosecuting in a range of different offences including selective licensing, burglaries, assaults, domestic violence, harassment and sexual offences.

She appears both for trials, preliminary hearings, sentences and appeals.

Most notably, Marte was a temporary junior in R v Barysaite and Jakimovas, where Simon Kealey QC successfully prosecuted the Defendants for murder.

Marte has appeared in numerous civil claims concerned with road traffic accidents where both liability and credit hire has been in dispute.

In addition to this, she also has experience with claims concerning breach of contract.

Marte has experience in family, both appearing in court and writing advices

Marte has previously been instructed by Scarborough Borough Council to appear in the Crown Court. The case was an appeal of sentence concerned with selective licencing where the Defendant was sentenced for numerous breaches of the Council selective licensing regulations.

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Appointments & Memberships

  • CPS level 1 Prosecutor


  • LLM by Research in Succession at Newcastle University (2016-2018): Distinction
  • LLM in Bar Practice at University of Law (2017-2018): Distinction
  • BPTC at University of Law (2017-2018): Very Competent
  • LLB at Newcastle University (2013-2016): 2.1

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