BARRISTER PROFILE

1 Crown Office Row

Neil Sheldon

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Immigration - London (Bar)

Band 3

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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: "A fantastic barrister; forensically adept and has fantastic knowledge of case law."
Recent work: Acted for the Home Secretary in a Court of Appeal case considering whether orders to deprive two people of their British citizenship had rendered them stateless.
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Professional Discipline - London (Bar)

Band 4

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Neil Sheldon QC
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 is always brilliant. He is fantastic at dealing with difficult clients and he always goes above and beyond. He is excellent in conference and when providing written submissions." "Incredibly knowledgeable in any field you throw at him. Amazing ability to put clients at ease in really stressful situations and achieve the best results for them." "He is very clever, very calm and a fabulous advocate."
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - London (Bar)

Band 2

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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 very calm on his feet and very reasonable in his advocacy." "He's got a really lovely manner and he's very, very competent. I think he's very measured and I really rate him."
Recent work: Acted on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Home Department in the London Bridge terrorist attack inquests.
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