Alexia Power > Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC
Furnival Chambers

Work Department

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.


Called 1992.
Recorder 2018
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

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Alexia PowerFurnival ChambersAlexia demonstrates an incredible work ethic, legal brain and client care. She represents her clients with vigour.