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23 Essex Street

Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC

LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7413 0353
Fax:
Fax 020 7413 0374
DX:
148 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.23es.com
London, Manchester
23 Essex Street (Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC), Cairns Nelson QC, London, ENGLAND

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Cairns Nelson QC

Tel:
Work 020 7413 0353
Email:
23 Essex Street (Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC)

Position

Over the years, Cairns has acquired considerable expertise in the field of fraud and in particular revenue fraud (direct and indirect tax frauds) including civil actions.

He has appeared in a number of cases involving prosecutions relating to the trade in military goods under the Export and Trade Control legislation and regulations. This is a complex area of law; UK statutory provisions, EC directives and UN sanctions. He was appeared in most of the leading complex cases in this field; military aircraft parts to Iran, bombs to Sri Lanka, body armour to Iraq.

Cairns has wide experience of defending homicide cases.

In the regulatory field, he recently represented the BSB in an appeal concerning the fairness of the Bar disciplinary processes.

Career

Called 1987; Gray’s Inn; Silk 2010.

Member

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

King’s College, London (1986 LLB).


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Cairns Nelson QC - 23 Essex StreetA proper advocate who gets to the heart of cases, bringing juries with him.

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