News and Events - Nikita McNeill


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 […]

3rd Sep 2021News

IICSA report concludes that child sexual abuse has been found in most major UK religions

Nikita McNeill was Junior Counsel to the Inquiry in the investigation into Child Protection in Religious Organisations and Settings which examined evidence from 38 religious groups, including sects from Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The Inquiry heard evidence of shocking failings across a number of religious organisations. The report concluded that the figures provided to the […]

14th Jun 2021News

Jermaine Baker Public Inquiry commences

The public inquiry into the death of Jermaine Baker begins today at the International Dispute Resolution Centre on Fleet Street. Jermaine Baker was shot by a Metropolitan Police officer on 11 December 2015 during a police operation relating to an attempt by Mr Baker and others to free a prisoner en route to Wood Green Crown Court. […]

16th Jun 2020News

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter

  Welcome to the Summer edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter.   Alex Tampakopoulos Editor.   A note from the Editor  It will come as no surprise that the impact and response to the Covid 19 pandemic dominates this edition, as it will both our personal and professional lives for some significant […]

13th May 2020News

IICSA begins country’s first virtual public inquiry hearings

Nikita McNeill appeared as junior counsel to the Inquiry as the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse commenced the UK’s first virtual public inquiry hearings on Monday. The Inquiry’s investigation into child sexual abuse in religious organisations and settings was forced to halt hearings on 16th March 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic […]