Nigel Power QC

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Nigel Power QC is a specialist criminal and family barrister  He is a lawyer who has gained extensive experience  since 1992. He became a QC (Queen’s Counsel) in 2010. In the 2016 Chambers and Partners Guide to the Bar, he was described in the following way: "He's an excellent barrister; he's massively experienced and also thoroughly likeable, which is important to making client relationships work."

in 2020 he  appeared in a number of murder trials and recently successfully resisted a prosecution appeal against a successful submission of no case in a murder trial in Preston (report here).   In 2019 he secured the acquittal of Lee Blowes, who was alleged to have conspired to kill Blake Brown in a gangland execution (report here) and represented Lorraine Khan, who was acquitted of gross negligence manslaughter. A criminal and family specialist, in 2018 he appeared in two high-profile murder trials in Liverpool and successfully prosecuted Darren McKie, an inspector in the Greater Manchester Police, for the murder of his wife, also a police officer (see here).

In family work he appeared for the Maternal Grandmother who was completely exonerated in the two week "finding of fact" hearing in Medway CC v K. More recently he appeared in December 2020 for an Albanian mother in a finding of fact hearing involving allegations of modern slavery and forced prostitution.

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