Alexia Power > Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Furnival Chambers Offices
32 FURNIVAL STREET
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Serious crime, criminal/civil fraud.
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” and “consistently superb results” and she is known for 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 extensive experience of prosecuting and defending sexual offences including serial rape, historical rape and cases involving online exploitation, indecent images, child abuse, kidnapping and child abduction.
Direct Access Qualified 2011
Chambers Director, Pupil Supervisor, Gray’s Inn Mentor
Licence to appear as an advocate in the Isle of Man 2010
French and Swedish.
South Eastern Circuit.
Committee Member Surrey and South London Bar Mess
Criminal Bar Association
Fraud Lawyers Association
Women in Criminal Law
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2
Alexia Power –Furnival Chambers ‘Alexia has excellent judgement and is a persuasive advocate. Her knowledge of the law and legal arguments are flawless. She knows the law, a real sharp brain. Client care is outstanding especially with young and/or vulnerable defendants. An asset to every case she is instructed in.’