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Nneka Akudolu

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187 Fleet Street Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC)

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Crime, employment.


Nneka is an extremely capable advocate who has developed a successful practice across the breadth of criminal defence in the Crown Court throughout the South East. She has considerable experience in all areas of crime but in particular, serious assaults against the person, complex frauds, and serious sexual offences. Nneka is a Grade 3 prosecutor and on the accredited CPS rape list. She has a keen interest in military law and travels abroad to represent members of the Armed Forces. In the Employment field, Nneka appears for both claimants and respondents. Although she undertakes a range of work, she has particular expertise in handling discrimination and unfair dismissal claims. Nneka is also a Freelance Trainer for Bond Solon and travels extensively to train experts and witnesses of fact on excellence in written evidence and court familiarisation. The training is predominately for cases heard in the High Court, Employment Tribunals and Public Inquiries. Cases: R v L – Instructed as sole Junior to defend a 19-year old man for the attempted murder of his mother. The defendant was alleged to have dragged his mother into a field with a dog collar and slit her throat in the presence of his 12-year old brother; R v D – Instructed to represent an 18 year old girl charged with s18. D Stabbed her brother in the back following the sudden death of their mother; R v C – Defended 64 year old man for an offence of assault by penetration of his 12 year old daughter; R v H – Defended a member of the British Armed Forces located in Germany for publishing material likely to stir up racial hatred; DB v M – Allegations of sexual discrimination made by a solicitor against her employers; R v Nathan Lee Munson (2009) 1 Cr App R (S) 39 – Minimum term for possessing prohibited firearm; R v Sultan AL-Sayed (2009) EWCA Crim 1922; Recommendation for Deportation for an offence of attempted voyeurism. Nneka is qualified to accept instructions from members of the public having completed the accredited Direct Access Course provided by the Bar Council.


Called 2002.


Criminal Bar Association; Southern Eastern Circuit; Essex Bar Mess.


Travelling to New York; wine tasting, step and tone; shoes and handbag shopping.

Regional Bar : South Eastern Circuit


Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Nneka Akudolu - 187 Fleet Street ChambersRecommended for cases involving serious violence/sexual offences and fraud.

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