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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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72 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.furnivalchambers.co.uk

Richard Bendall

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

Position

Specialist practice areas: serious crime, criminal/civil fraud, serious sexual offences, asset forfeiture, anti-terrorism, police disciplinary, court martials, inquests and public inquiries. Richard Bendall was called to the Bar in 1979 and for the majority of his career has undertaken a very varied spread of common law and criminal work in common law chambers. More recently, his practice has become almost exclusively criminal, and he joined Furnival Chambers in 2010. He both prosecutes and defends with a roughly equal balance and has appeared, usually as lead counsel, in a long series of serious cases involving homicide, violence, sexual allegations and fraud. He has undertaken court martial cases involving fatalities in Germany, Kosovo and Belize. He has a good deal of experience in arguing technical points of law in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal, and has appeared in numerous cases in the law reports. His very broad experience of quasi-criminal matters has included police disciplinary work and inquests.

Career

Called 1979.

Member

Turks & Caicos Bar (British West Indies).

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