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Chambers welcome another exceptional silk, Lewis Power QC of 7 Bedford Row has joined Church Court Chambers.
He was recently acknowledged as being in the top ten list of Barristers in the UK by Legal 500.
He has been described as an “unrivaled cross-examiner…nothing short of brilliant.”
Lewis is a formidable advocate who since taking silk has established a reputation as a leading practitioner in complex jury trials. His practice areas include; criminal fraud litigation, fraud, money laundering, bribery & corruption, offshore & international, murder & manslaughter, terrorism, and war crimes.
Recognised for his market-leading, strategic approach, Lewis combines intellect with a friendly approachable manner that instills confidence in all who instruct him, both professional and lay clients alike.
Lewis is regularly instructed in heavyweight criminal proceedings involving fraud and regulatory cases with an international dimension, and for those which are particularly complex requiring prompt judgment. His previous cases have ranged from the infamous Bruce Grobbelaar match fixing case to the London terrorist bombing trials.
He has been admitted as Defence Lead Counsel to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL); is a full member of Association of Defence Counsel before the ICTY (Former Yugoslavia)and is an approved Foreign lawyer and authorised to appear before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). He is also a member of the War Crimes Forum of the IBA.
He is currently advising the former world heavy weight boxing champion Tyson Fury.
Lewis is able to accept Direct Access work.
Kerim Fuad QC Head of Chambers said;
“Lewis Power QC joining is a reflection of the powerhouse quality set of Chambers Church Court is. We welcome him and know that he will flourish not just in his practice but within the friendly and supportive community we have created here.”
A full profile for Lewis Power QC will follow shortly.
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