Nicholas Yell on wives' reliance on an O'Brien defence. Nicholas Yell is a barrister at 1 Serjeants' Inn, the chambers of Edward Faulks QC. By The Lawyer 25 August 1998 00:00 14 December 2015 02:06 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.