Nigel Power QC

Year of Call 1992, Year of Silk 2010


Area of Practice, Crime

– Murder.
– Manslaughter.
– Drugs conspiracies.
– All types of fraud.
– Confiscation.
– Courts Martial.


Noteable Cases


R v T
The Defendant was charged with the murder of a sex worker in 2005 in Liverpool. The case involved live evidence from six experts and involved standard SGM+, Low Template, SenCE, Y-STR and DNA and the statistical analysis of the evidence by David Balding, Professor of Genetical Statistics at UCL. There was also detailed consideration of alternative methods of transfer of DNA (Prosecuting).


R v T
The Defendant was charged with the murder of a former inmate of a Salvation Army Hostel but ultimately was convicted on his own plea of manslaughter by virtue of lack of intent to cause really serious harm (Defending).

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Recent cases
Racist killing of Anthony Walker in Huyton.
Gangland shooting of Michael Wright at the East Lancashire Road Retail Park.
Murder of mother-of-three Lucy Hargreaves.
Drug Conspiracies – Defence, Operation McArthur (Frank Smith), Operation Montrose (Paul Allen) and Operation Abraham (John Morris).
Jeanette Mercer – Defence, Perverting the Course of Justice for her son, killer of Rhys Jones.