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Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC

32 FURNIVAL STREET, LONDON, EC4A 1JQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 3232
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 3322
DX:
72 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.furnivalchambers.co.uk
Furnival Chambers (Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC), Nigel May, London, ENGLAND

Nigel May

Tel:
Work 020 7405 3232
Email:
Furnival Chambers (Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC)

Work Department

Serious crime, criminal/civil fraud.

Position

Exclusively criminal practice for over 20 years. Defence comprises the majority of his practice, and covers the whole spectrum of serious crime. Prosecution work is almost exclusively for the CPS at Guildford, though recently prosecuted at Reading CPS as leading junior in a conspiracy to commit armed robberies. Heavily involved in all aspects of the court martial system for many years, initially as defence counsel but later and in addition as a part-time judge-advocate. Also regularly appears for the Crown as respondent in the Court Martial Appeal Court. Reported cases include R v Femlon & Others, 71 CAR 307, R v Fritschy [1985] CLR 745, and Findlay v UK (instructed Treasury solicitor on behalf of UK government in a case at Strasbourg challenging the whole future of the court-martial system).

Career

Called 1974. Recorder to the Crown Court, part-time judge-advocate. Was invited by the director of army legal services to lecture all army prosecuting officers on advocacy in two lectures in England and Germany.

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