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Sean O’Brien


Sean joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2016 as a legal assistant to Sinead Zaman, a partner in the firm, in criminal defence proceedings. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Buckingham in 2012. Further, he completed his master’s degree in International and Commercial Law in 2013.

Sean studied for and completed the Bar Professional Training Course in 2016, and was called to the Bar in November 2016.

Sean has extensive experience running cases involving a wide range of offences, from common assault to causing grievous bodily harm with intent and fraud.

Notable Cases

R v R

£50K Fraud – Suspended Sentence

R v K

Car Insurance Fraud – Suspended Sentence

R v G

Possession of a Firearm – Acquitted

R v A

Taxi driver accused of assault which would have led to employment being terminated – Acquitted


RT @forensicequity "We thank you for your expert report. We confirm that it is the Crown’s intention to apply to amend the indictment...the Crown will offer no evidence in relation to Count 1" Delighted that our Principle Scientist, Anne Franc, with @PSPLAWUK successfully reduced drug charges

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

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