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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

Rossano Scamardella

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

Position

With a reputation for sound judgment, thorough preparation and fearless advocacy, Rossano is instructed to defend and prosecute in the most serious criminal cases. Whether it be as a leading junior, led junior or junior alone, Rossano has built a reputation for handling difficult cases particularly those involving serious violence, sexual offences and offences of drug importation, production and supply. Rossano has a reputation for outstanding trial strategy and tactics and his handling of difficult, vulnerable and hostile witnesses has led to instructions in complex and high-profile cases. A solid, dependable performer across the entire spectrum of criminal cases, whose incisive cross-examination and powerful closing speeches make Rossano a very popular choice for defence solicitors and prosecuting agencies. In addition to the emphasis on general crime, Rossano has recently been instructed to advise on trading standards and health and safety prosecutions.

Career

Called 1998, Grays Inn.

Member

South Eastern Circuit, Western Circuit, Sussex Bar Mess, CBA, Grays Inn.

Education

BA Hons, Politics and Government. CPE.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – 2018 silks

Rossano Scamardella QC - 23 Essex StreetJuries love his charismatic and powerful advocacy.

Within: Crime (general crime)

23 Essex Street appears on both sides of cases, including prosecution in a number of serious sexual offence cases. In 2018 Kate Lumsdon QC, Eloise Marshall QC and Rossano Scamardella QC all took silk. As far as work highlights are concerned, John Price QC and Madeleine Wolfe prosecuted Jemma Beale, who was convicted of perjury, among other offences, after making several fabricated allegations of rape; one of her victims was convicted and sentences to seven years imprisonment.

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