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Mr Damian Nolan
Damian specialises in defending in serious organised crime spanning allegations concerning murder, large drugs conspiracies, firearms charges and money laundering, criminal fraud and associated commercial and financial work. He has considerable experience of large scale prosecutions brought by the SFO, FSA/FCA, MHRA, HMRC, CPS Fraud Group and Trading Standards in the UK and SOCA/NCA. Many of these case have a nationwode profile.
He appears in courts all over the country. He is consistently ranked as a Tier 1 junior and is noted for his tactical acumen and his detailed and skillful cross-examination. He has considerable ability in engaging with clients and gaining the confidence of the Court. He often acts as leader in two counsel cases and in addition to defence work is retained by the CPS as a category 4 prosecutor and RASSO as a specialist sexual offences prosecutor. He is recognised by Chambers & Partners as a Leading Barrister.
Damian is increasingly instructed at an early stage in investigations to give strategic guidance pre-charge and detailed advice and strategy from an early stage can make a considerable difference in preventing or shaping the outcome of investigations.
Damian also regularly appears in the Appellate Courts often dealing with appeals out of time and cases dealing with fresh evidence.
Damian also has extensive experience of regulatory and professional misconduct proceedings, acting for individuals, directors and companies. These proceedings often overlap with his criminal fraud practice. He has also represented police officers, teachers, solicitors and other professionals over the years, whether in the Crown Court or before their disciplinary body or at inquests. Damian also undertakes Inquest work.
- Criminal Bar Association
- St. Edwards’s College, Liverpool
- BSc (Econ) Joint Honours (1st Class)
- Inn: Lincoln’s (Hardwicke Scholarship)
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1
Damian Nolan – Exchange Chambers ‘Damian is a go-to barrister who provides firm and practical advice – he fights tirelessly for his clients who are grateful to have him on their side. A star of the junior bar who is incredibly responsive.’