Mr Alex Close-Claughton > Olliers > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Olliers
CASTLEFIELD CHAMBERS
11 DUKE STREET
MANCHESTER
M3 4NF
England

Work Department

Crime

Position

Apprentice Solicitor

Career

Alex is qualified as an Accredited Legal Representative and is currently undertaking a Solicitor Apprenticeship.

 

Alex also handles a Crown Court caseload.

 

He has experience of dealing with a wide range of matters from murder through to shoplifting.

 

Alex deals with both privately and publicly funded work and he has a high success rate of gaining positive pre-charge outcomes for clients.

 

R v G 2019 – Represented defendant accused of Conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs. Client acquitted after trial

R v ? – 2019 – Advised prominent YouTuber in relation to the legality of The Boring Companys ‘Not a FlameThrower’

R v R – 2019 – Represented Youth defendant accused of multiple serious assaults, firearms and robberies

R v V – 2018 – Represented defendant accused of dangerous driving resulting in serious collision, successfully secured suspended sentence for client.

•R v Z – 2018 – Involved in preparation of Trading Standards Case, successfully secured acquittal for client at trial.

•R v R – 2018 – Represented client accused of serious firearms offences.

•R v I – 2018 – Represented client accused of gang style murder.

•R v S – 2018 – Pre-charge representations and submission of telephone evidence to police assisted in in securing a no further action decision for client accused of rape.

•R v D – 2018 – Pre-charge representations assisted in securing a no further action decision by police for suspect accused of GBH.

•R v I – 2017 – Successfully secured a no further action decision by police for client accused of murder amongst other offences.

•R v N – 2017 – Represented client accused of murder.

•R v W and others – 2016 – advised multiple clients accused of a serious conspiracy to commit armed robbery and money laundering.

•R v D – 2016 – Represented client accused of murder.

•R v C – 2016 – Mobile phone analysis again helped to secure an acquittal for defendant on money laundering and supplying class A drugs charges.

•R v C – 2015 – Evidence forwarded by the defence from the mobile phone of the defendant as well as those of co-accused helped to secure a not guilty verdict possession of intent to supply class A drugs at trial.

•R v J – 2015 – Involved in the preparation of a terrorism case that was heard at the Old Bailey.

 

Education

Education  – University of Leeds (BAHons)

BPP University – Solicitor Apprenticeship (Current)

Leisure

Football, Rugby, Cricket