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Nicholas Purnell Esq QC

Full Title: Nicholas Purnell Esq QC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 13.3.1990
Call Date: 18.7.1968
Bio:

Education: Oratory School; King's College, Cambridge; MA; Harmsworth Minor Entrance Exhibitioner  1966; Astbury Law Scholar 1968

Admission: 17 June 1965; Call 18 July 1968; Junior,  CCC Bar Mess 1972-75; Bar Council 1973-77, 82-85 & 89-91; Prosecuting Counsel to Inland Revenue 1977-79; Junior Treasury Counsel 1979-85; Crown Court Rules Committee 1982-88; QC 1985; Recorder 1986-; Member, Criminal Committee, JSB 1990-96; Member, Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct 1991-97

Recreations: Living in France as much as possible; Supporting Wimbledon AFC