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Greg Powell

Managing Partner

Greg Powell is something of a legend in the field of criminal defence. He sets the gold standard for case preparation. Nothing is too much trouble, no matter what the case.”


Henry Blaxland Q.C.

Greg is the Founding Partner (1977) of the firm and acts in senior criminal cases. Greg has been a leading figure in the London Criminal Counts Solicitors Association for many years as a Committee member, Junior and Vice President, President in London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association, Executive Officer and latterly President again in 2016/17 and 2017/18.

A very experienced Solicitor Greg is described in Chambers & Partners as a Eminent Practitioner.

Cases

— Historically Greg has been instructed in relation to Guantanamo Bay, Irongate, Cash for honors, MPs expenses as well as a large number of conspiracies, murders and frauds.

— Currently Greg acts in a range of matters including Murder, The Grenfell Tower Inquiry and Police Investigation, Bank Fraud, Money Laundering and Grievous Bodily Harm cases.

Recent Successes

R v P

Defendant acquitted of conspiracy to impact class A drugs in Leicester Crown Court.

R v A

Defendant acquitted of theft, Luton Crown Court (instructed Lucy Wibberly).

R v M

Defendant acquitted of misconduct in a public office at Nottingham Crown Court (instructed Gilly Jones QC Red Lion Court and TD Michael H??y)

R v Z

Defendant acquitted of endangering life, in Liverpool Crown Court (instructed Neil
Fitzgibbon 187 Fleet St)

R v M

Greg is also instructed in Inquests and frequently asked for advice in sensitive matters usually involving ongoing police investigations.

R v R&L

Defendant, helicopter pilots in South Yorkshire, acquitted of misconduct in a public office, Sheffield Crown Court (Instructed Neil Fitzgibbon, Keir Monteith Garden Court)

Media & Events

Greg is a regular public speaker on issues in the Criminal Justice System, especially cuts to Legal Aid and Disclosure and has appeared many times on Television and Radio programmes and comments on the future in this LCCSA film celebrating 70 years as an Association.

@PSPLawUK

RT @lccsa We fought the Government’s attempts to consolidate the profession through two tiers . We will offer contracts based on volume the Government said . They settled with contracts which have ground providers down . Two in one day is not simply down to bad luck pic.twitter.com/lJWL2hE6Au

About 3 weeks ago from Powell Spencer's Twitter via Twitter for Android

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