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1 Crown Office Row

Neil Sheldon QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022

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Immigration - London (Bar)

Band 3

Neil Sheldon QC
Neil Sheldon QC demonstrates notable skill in national security and public law matters relating to immigration, receiving regular instructions from the GLD. He has appeared in the Supreme Court and the ECtHR.
Strengths: "He will turn over difficult and complicated fact-heavy cases with a really efficient, effective and thorough approach." "He is absolutely fabulous to work with and is very experienced."
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Clinical Negligence - London (Bar)

Band 3

Neil Sheldon QC  
Neil Sheldon QC is frequently sought out by medical professionals for his extensive knowledge and expertise in the clinical negligence field. His experience representing both claimants and defendants before the GDC and GMC has earned praise from peers. He is also an expert in matters pertaining to professional discipline and administrative law. He has appeared in the highest UK and EU courts.
Strengths: "He is very knowledgeable and has excellent client care skills." "He is very clever and is a hugely calming presence." "He has a superb manner with clients."
Recent work: Defended an obstetrician in a maximum severity cerebral palsy case which involved complex jurisdictional and quantum issues.
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Professional Discipline - London (Bar)

Band 3

Neil Sheldon QC
Neil Sheldon QC is respected for his highly effective representation of doctors and dentists in disciplinary proceedings. He also acts for a number of governmental clients. His busy practice sees him regularly appearing before the GMC, the GDC and the High Court.
Strengths: "He's really terrific, a fantastic advocate." "Incredibly bright and always happy to help, responsive and brilliant with very difficult clients. He's personable and good on his feet."
Recent work: Acted for a consultant psychiatrist in disciplinary proceedings after they had been accused of an inappropriate relationship with a vulnerable patient.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - London (Bar)

Band 1

Neil Sheldon QC
Neil Sheldon QC represents NHS trusts, healthcare professionals and other participants in complex inquests. His wide-ranging experience includes cases concerning the armed services, national security, healthcare and historic child abuse.
Strengths: "He is trusted by the government for its most sensitive cases and has a presence about him absolutely." "A brilliant advocate who can handle a vast caseload."
Recent work: Acted on behalf of Jeremy Kyle in the Steven Dymond Inquest concerning a guest on the Jeremy Kyle Show who took his own life after failing a lie detector test.
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