News and Events - Nikita McNeill

29th May 2019News

Mark Graffius and Nikita McNeill Appear in Complex MTIC Alchohol Fraud

Mark Graffius and Nikita McNeill defended the director of Golden Harvest, a wholesale alcohol supplier who was alleged to have acted as a “buffer company” in order to facilitate a complex MTIC fraud involving 13 defendants. The prosecution followed a large scale HMRC investigation, including covert surveillance and concealed cameras installed within the organisation’s “hub”. […]

14th May 2019News

IICSA Report Published into Church of England Failures

Nikita McNeill is first junior counsel to the Anglican Church Investigation for The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), which  published its report last week into the case studies of the Diocese of Chichester and Peter Ball which were heard last year. The Diocese of Chichester has seen more members of clergy convicted of […]

10th May 2019News

Regulatory Crime Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring issue of 2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this issue: Nikita McNeill reviews the Sentencing Council’s impact assessment following the introduction of the Definitive Guideline on Health and Safety offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene offences. Alex Tampakopoulos analyses the guidance from the Court of Appeal in respect […]

8th May 2019News

Nikita McNeill Appears in Inquest into the Death of Bristol University Student

The Senior Coroner for Avon has commenced an inquest into the suicide of a Bristol University student, Natasha Abrahart who took her own life in May 2018. Bristol University has seen 12 university students have or are suspected of having taken their own lives in the past three years. The inquest is scheduled to last […]