Oliver Saxby QC was a popular choice when he was awarded silk. He had built up a substantial junior practice and was highly regarded by all for his effortless court manner, client skills and great tactical ability. Since taking silk he has been an obvious choice for clients looking for an abundance of those talents in the most serious cases. Oliver has take on complex cases of murder and manslaughter and met with huge success. His experience of serious sexual offending has stood him in good stead and he is now instructed in the most serious cases of that type.
A friendly style married to superb forensic ability has ensured that he is in demand from many leading solicitors. His modern approach to client care makes him a popular choice for those facing stressful cases in the criminal courts.
Notable cases include: R v Parkinson – representing one of five defendants charged with the murder by shooting of a young man (Acquitted of murder.); R v Peters – one of the defendants charged with the ‘Sikh Honeypot’ murder (Acquitted of murder.); R v Williams, 2014 – a defendant accused of a campaign of rape in south east; R v Green, 2014 – a man accused of attempting to murder two others in ‘drive-by shooting’ (the issues in the case included identification, ballistics and gun residue transfer).