Nikita McNeill > Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC
2 Hare Court
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Nikita combines an established criminal and regulatory practice with a particular expertise advising and acting in Coroners’ Inquests and Public Inquiries.

 She has cultivated a diverse practice with her professional discipline practice complementing her experience defending and prosecuting serious crime, including regulatory and Health and Safety offences.

 Nikita’s considerable experience of Health Care work and the wider regulation of the Health sector allows her to provide a full service approach to both inquests and disciplinary proceedings. She has been instructed in a number of high profile inquests and public inquiries including as Junior Counsel to the Hillsborough disaster and Junior Counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. In the latter Inquiry, Nikita is working on investigations into the Anglican Church and Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks.


Called 2010; Inner Temple.


Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, Young Fraud Lawyers Association and The Criminal Bar Association


The University of Nottingham, Law with Australian Law (LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Nikita McNeill2 Hare CourtShe has an excellent knowledge of the law.