Nneka Akudolu KC

Nneka Akudolu KC

"Nneka has superb attention to detail and great client care skills."

Legal 500 UK 2022
Year of call: 2002 KC: 2022
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Appointed King’s Counsel in 2022, Nneka is a highly respected jury advocate whose practice encompasses all areas of serious time, including Murder, drug trafficking and serious sexual offences. She has particular experience working with vulnerable defendants and witnesses and those charged with historic allegations of a sexual nature. She regularly is lauded by her clients for her razor sharp focus and meticulous preparation in every case that she undertakes.

Nneka is a personable and approachable advocate whose ability to understand the facts of a case quickly and effectively enable her to grasp the issues with ease. In relation to Murder cases, she is especially proficient in dealing with long running high profile trials with significant volumes of evidence and multiple defendants. These cases typically involve complicated joint enterprise issues. Nneka has a wealth of experience challenging expert evidence in respect of gang associations and drill lyrics. Her cases routinely involve the interpretation of difficult scientific evidence such as blood spatter distribution and DNA.

Away from the Crown Court, Nneka has a keen interest in Military Law and has considerable experience representing members of the armed forces and their dependents in Court Martial proceedings here and overseas. Her military work covers a wide range of matters including murder and serious sexual offences.

Nneka is a fierce proponent for increased diversity at the Bar and frequently writes articles and delivers speeches on the subject.

Nneka is qualified to receive instructions on a Direct Access basis.

What others say:

“Nneka is very conscientious, she provides advice promptly, she is very personable and defendants are very complimentary about her and the manner in which she deals with their cases. Her knowledge and application of the law is second to none and is often my go-to counsel. Judges respect her.” – Legal 500 UK 2021

“Compelling on her feet.” – Legal 500 UK 2020


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