Nneka Akudolu

Nneka Akudolu

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

Legal 500 UK 2022
Year of call: 2002
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Nneka is a highly respected jury advocate whose practice encompasses all areas of serious crime.  She has particular experience working with vulnerable defendants and witnesses and those charged with historic allegations of a sexual nature. Nneka is a Grade 4 prosecutor and is on the approved list to prosecute rape and serious sexual offences.

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.  Her practice continues to grow at a pace – in the last year she has appeared as junior alone for the defence in a case of murder and has appeared as leading counsel in a case involving multiple counts of rape and serious sexual assaults against multiple complainants.

Away from the Crown Court, Nneka has a keen interest in Military Law and has enjoyed a wealth of 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 offences including serious violence and rape.

Nneka has extensive experience in prosecuting and defending regulatory offences such as breaches of Health & Safety and Trading Standards Legislation.  She also receives instructions to defend police officers accused of breaching standards of professional behaviour and facing misconduct proceedings.

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 2021

“Compelling on her feet.” – Legal 500 2020

 

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