News and Events - Nikita McNeill


7th Mar 2022News

Nikita McNeill appears in Inquest into the death of Corrie McKeague

The inquest into the death of Airman Corrie McKeague resumed today in Suffolk Coroner’s Court. Mr McKeague went missing during a night out in Bury St Edmunds on 24 September 2016. Following an extensive search and police investigation Mr McKeague was never found. The Coroner is holding a rare inquest in the absence of a […]

1st Mar 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword I have set out a brief analysis of Sawati v GMC – a decision which should be required reading for any case where an allegation of contested dishonesty is found proved. It seeks to synthesis the flurry of recent decisions touching […]

15th Feb 2022News

Nikita McNeill instructed in Review into the SFO’s conduct of the Unaoil case

In December 2021 the Court of Appeal in R v Akle & Anor [2021] EWCA Crim 1879 quashed the conviction of Ziad Akle for conspiracy to bribe an Iraqi oil official. The Court of Appeal found that there had been disclosure failings in the case, in particular in relation to contact between SFO employees, including the Director […]

28th Oct 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the latest 2 Hare Court newsletter. Vivienne Tanchel examines the basis for the GDC’s default position in favour of remote hearings – a position unilaterally imposed by the GDC without any apparent basis in the rules or Dentist Act. […]

8th Oct 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Group Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter Alexandra  Tampakopoulos Editor Welcome to the autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory newsletter.  Highlights include: a review by Kate Blackwell QC and Nikita McNeill of the recent High Court case of R v Morahan [2021] which provides important clarification […]