Nemone Lethbridge read law at Somerville College Oxford and was called to the Bar in Gray’s Inn in 1956. She focused primarily on crime and became the only female tenant at 3 Harcourt Buildings. Nemone had a very successful carrier and represent the Kray twins. She was later forced to leave her chambers as she married a client that she had represented.
Katie Gollsop QC founded the gloves in 2018. Since, Katie Gollsop QC has set up a tradition by where she selects one female silk to carry the gloves as part of the ceremonial dress for their Queens Counsel ceremony.
Narita Bahra was honoured to be the first female silk to be selected to be the inaugural bearer of the Nemone “Lethbridge Gloves” of Glawry as part of her ceremonial dress.
Traditionally gloves would be carried by the Judiciary and not worn. This was to show that they were not hiding a bribe in the palm of the hand hidden by the glove.
Nemone sends this message; ‘Congratulations Centenary Silk! Onwards and upwards forever! With love and admiration!
Narita Bahra QC was sworn in at the Silks Day ceremony on Monday 11th March 2019.
The Times quoted Narita saying it was “an absolute honour” to carry the gloves.NARITA BAHRA QC THE TIMES ARTICLE ON NARITA BAHRA QC