Neair Maqboul > Chambers of Richard Pratt KC > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Pratt KC
7 Harrington Street
L2 9YH

Work Department



Neair is a specialist in the areas of Regulatory/Professional Discipline with an empasis on Healthcare Regulation, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Coroners’ Inquests. She accepts instructions in Courts and Tribunals nationally. She has a busy paperwork practice and is happy to provide advice or pleadings on an urgent basis. 

Neair offers training and seminars to solicitors in all areas of her practice. 


Neair has had exposure to a wealth of regulatory work. She accepts instructions in all areas of healthcare regulation and has considerable experience of representing nurses in proceedings brought by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. She is an experienced trial advocate who gives robust advice, while also having a particular skill in dealing with vulnerable or nervous clients. She has built up extensive experience encompassing lengthy and high profile cases and includes appellate experience. 

While she has a particular interest in the area of dishonesty, she has significant experience of acting in a wide range of matters. Her instructions involve cases of the utmost complexity, including those relating to health and misconduct, clincial incompetence, fraud, neglect, suggested sexual impropriety and registration appeals. 


Neair has an extensive inquest practice, acting for interested persons and for the family. She has acted in lengthy Article 2 Inquests, and is well versed in dealing with complex matters as a result of her significant healthcare practice. 

Care Quality Commission 

As a result of her significant coronial and healthcare practice, particularly in the area of deaths within a care home setting, Neair can advise on appropriate responses to CQC referrals. 

Personal Injury

Neair undertakes all aspects of Personal Injury Litigation for both Claimant and Defendant, Including: 

– RTAs (Low Velocity Collisions and Credit Hire)
– Employers’ Liability and Public Liability
– Civil Fraud
– Interlocutory Hearings
– Cost Case Management Hearings

Neair has also prosecuted, defended or advised in the following; 

– Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 
– Noise Abatement 
– Council Tax Fraud
– Section 72 of the Housing Act 2004 for operating an unlicensed house in multiple occupation 
– Suspension/ revocation of licences issued by the Security Industry Authority 
– Appeals against the refusal/ revocation of a Hackney Carriage Licence
– Environmental Health/Food Safety 
– Unlicensed Street Trading 


Call: 2004


Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
Middle Temple


Law LLB  (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Professional disciplinary law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Neair Maqboul – 7 Harrington Street Neair is very knowledgeable in the processes, can convey difficult information in a clear and professional manner and is able to carefully probe a client’s response to elicit information required to best represent them. Despite being busy, she is organised and well prepared, even with short notice. She advocates strongly for the client and achieves good outcomes.’