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Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC

32 FURNIVAL STREET, LONDON, EC4A 1JQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7405 3232
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Fax 020 7405 3322
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Furnival Chambers (Chambers of Oliver Blunt QC & Sally O'Neill QC), Julian Winship, London, ENGLAND

Julian Winship

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

Work Department

Serious crime, criminal/civil fraud, regulation/compliance.

Position

In the last three years, Julian has been engaged in seven murder trials, five at the Central Criminal Court, for both defence and Crown. Prosecution: junior counsel to the Crown in a series of three linked multi-handed murder trials during 2002-03. More recently: R v Pacan & others, a six week sex trafficking trial, involving six defendants allegedly involved at each stage of the trafficking chain; leading junior for the defence, R v Omotunde & others, £2m tax credit fraud tried over eight weeks at Croyden Crown Court; junior counsel to the Crown in the murder trial of R v Vincent, Smith and others (Luton Crown Court, 2005); R v Newman (the first murder committed in the Republic of Ireland to be tried in the UK – Inner London Crown Court, 2005). Has conducted two ‘Operation Trident’ murder trials at the Central Criminal Court. Defence: over the last six years has acted primarily as junior defence counsel in murder, manslaughter, drug and immigrant trafficking cases. As a single advocate, jury trials conducted on behalf of defendants charged with, amongst other offences, section 18 wounding; violent disorder (Notting Hill Carnival murder and riots of 2000); possession of automatic firearms; armed robbery; importation, supply and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs; aggravated burglary and a range of offences under the Theft Act 1968. Experience in confiscation hearings under the Drug Trafficking Act, Criminal Justice Act and Proceeds of Crime Act legislation for both defence and Crown. Experience representing mentally disordered defendants receiving orders under the Mental Health Act.

Career

Called 1995. Co-author ‘Cross-Contamination – Time to Extend the Abuse of Process Doctrine’ [2003] Crim LR 446.

Member

South Eastern Circuit; Criminal Bar Association; Gray’s Inn Sponsorship Scheme; Amnesty International Lawyers’ Network.

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