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Gregor Purcell

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Officer Training 1992 – 1993

Gregor prosecutes and defends in all all areas of criminal law in the Crown Court and Appeal Court.

Gregor actively undertook commissioned service in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces with the Duke Of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding) between 1993 – 1996. Gregor served as Platoon Commander and Company Second-in-Command in an Infantry Battalion and saw operational deployments to Bosnia and Northern Ireland.

Gregor undertook pupillage and practiced for 5 years at a Chambers located on the North Eastern Circuit. The emphasis in work grew towards crime and Gregor joined 1 High Pavement Chambers in 2003.

Inns of Court School of Law 1997, Graded Very Competent.

Reported cases

R. v Rainford (Denim Denver) Court of Appeal (Criminal Division), 17 November 2010
Subject: Sentencing; Criminal procedure
Keywords: Manslaughter; Murder; Pleas; Provocation; Reduction of sentence.
Where Reported: [2010] EWCA Crim 3220; [2011] 2 Cr. App. R. (S.) 15

R. v Mitchell (Billy Richard) and Kelham (Damian Anthony) Court of Appeal (Criminal Division), 01 July 2011
Subject: Sentencing; Criminal law
Keywords: Railway offences; Sentence length; Theft
Where Reported: [2011] EWCA Crim 1652