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UK Bar Guide 2022

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4
Crime
10 Years Ranked

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Provided by Alexia Power

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Alexia is a leading junior and known as an exceptional jury advocate for the defence, appearing in many high-profile trials and appeals. Professional clients have praised her class, consistently superb results and her excellence in dealing with young or vulnerable defendants and witnesses. Alexia has a strong grasp of the law and was in the leading Court of Appeal joint enterprise case following Jogee for the principle defendant (R v L Johnson and others), the leading Court of Appeal authority on “gang” bad character evidence (R v Awoyemi and others) and more recently R v OM, a successful appeal in relation to when fraud vitiates consent to cosmetic procedures, the so-called “Botox Butcher” case.

Alexia is much in demand by Queen’s Counsel as their defence junior of choice in the most serious of cases and has extensive experience of fraud/money-laundering cases, including carbon-credit frauds and in the representation of professional defendants including solicitors. She frequently appears in long cases involving serious organised crime groups accused of offences involving firearms, kidnap, blackmail, cyber-crimes and large-scale drug supply/importation. In relation to sexual offences, Alexia has long standing expertise of prosecuting and defending sexual offences including serial rape, historical rape and cases involving online exploitation, indecent images, child abuse, kidnapping and child abduction.

Career

Year of Call: 1992

Recorder: 2018

Direct Access qualified: 2011

Chambers Director

Pupillage Supervisor, Gray's Inn mentor

Licence to appear as an advocate in the Isle of Man 2010

Professional Memberships

CBA

WICL

Surrey & South London Bar Mess

Fraud Lawyers' Association

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UK Bar

Crime - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Alexia Power

Strengths

"Totally dedicated to doing her best, and her written work is very impressive. She keeps cool and calm under pressure and is an ideal choice as junior. Alexia is an intelligent, compassionate and determined barrister."

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