Profile submitted by Alexia Power
Leading junior with an exclusively criminal practice primarily for the defence. Regularly instructed in high profile, complex cases and appeals, recent examples - Murder ( R v JK - gang related joint enterprise), (R v LJ - joint enterprise - Jogee appeal), (R v MF - 9 handed gang murder), baby-shaking manslaughter ( R v S), Large scale drug importation (R v DH - importation two tons of cocaine), Complex fraud and money-laundering (R v SH - carbon credit fraud) and particularly the representation of professional clients (R v JG £25,000 mortgage fraud). Particular experience and sensitivity in representing young and vulnerable clients (R v YJ -Tooting Mosque murder). On the CPS list of Specialist Rape Prosecutors since its inception in 2007 and has extensive experience of prosecuting and defending sexual offences including serial rape, historical rape and cases involving child abuse, kidnapping and child abduction (R v IW - Lostprophets singer, R v SM Operation Bullfinch). Expertise in Appeals by way of Case Stated and Judicial Review before the Administrative Court. Reported cases include DPP v Wood and McGillicuddy - defence statements and third party disclosure and R (Hoar-Stevens) v Richmond Magistrates’ Court - jurisdiction of the Administrative Court.
Fraud Lawyers Association, Criminal Bar Association, Surrey and South London Bar Mess Committee Member, Grays Inn Mentor, Association of Women Barristers. Granted licence to appear as an advocate on the Isle of Man in 2010.
Called 1992 Grays Inn.