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Shaun Neville

Mr. Neville is a specialist criminal litigator who has dealt with allegations of serious, complex, organised and high-profile crime. He has particular experience cases involving multiple defendants and represents clients in some of the most serious and complex cases, including conspiracies ranging from murder, kidnap, armed robbery, possession and supply of class A & B drugs, fraud, firearms and serious sexual offences including historic offences, grooming and rape.

He was called to the Bar in 2010 and subsequently qualified as a Solicitor. Mr. Neville was appointed a Director of S. Satha and Co Solicitors in 2013 and has been with the firm since 2006. He regularly defends clients at Police Stations, Magistrates’ Court, Crown Courts and the Court of Appeal. He also has a large private client base in respect of Criminal Litigation matters.

The vast majority of Mr. Neville’s serious, complex, organised and high-profile criminal matters involve considering the voluminous amount of material the Crown rely on to advance their case. This involves intricate perusing of telephone downloads, cell site data and computer material through to banking documents obtained to disprove the Crown’s cases against the various individuals Mr. Neville represents and to advance the best interests of his clients. Mr. Neville is known for his tenacity and attention to detail in obtaining disclosure from the Crown which ordinarily would not have been served.

Mr. Neville regularly appears and represents individuals and companies before the Civil courts in privately funded Landlord/Tenant matters. In addition, he also deals with privately funded Immigration applications and appeals and has developed substantial expertise in entry clearance visas, unlawful detention and in asylum, criminal deportation and judicial review cases.

In 2011, Mr. Neville was chosen by the Royal Commonwealth Society to attend an exchange visit to Sri Lanka, led by British MPs. This included meetings with senior Sri Lankan Government Officials and policy makers. During the visit, he was requested to deliver a speech at the British High Commission which he did so effectively.


Qualifications


LL. B (Hons)
BVC – Very Competent
Police Station Accreditation – 24/7 Availability
Duty Solicitor

Ongoing/Recent Notable Crown Court Cases


Operation Ranji [2018] – Representing one of thirteen defendants charged with conspiracy to supply class A over a sustained period which the Crown assert involved a serious organised criminal network. The Crown’s case relies heavily on CCTV, telephone data and cell site evidence.

R v R [2018] – Representing a defendant allegedly involved with ringing high value luxury vehicles. The Crown’s case relies heavily on data obtained from computer hard drives, telephone downloads and cell site data.

R v T [2018] – Representing a defendant charged with several counts of various historical sex offences involving several complainants whilst the defendant was a carer working at a care home.

R v T & Others [2018] – Representingone of three defendants charged with conspiracy to steal and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. The Crown’s case relies heavily on telephone downloads and cell site data purporting to show that the offences were planned and carefully orchestrated.
Operation Deghuard [2017] – Representing one of eleven defendants charged with conspiracy to commit attempted murder and cause GBH with intent. The Crown’s case relies heavily on CCTV, telephone downloads and cell site data purporting to show gang affiliation.

Operation Amaryllis [2017] – Representing one of six defendants charged with conspiracy to commit Fraud involving multi millions. The Crown’s case relies heavily on computer downloads, telephone downloads and cell site data purporting to prove the complicated nature of the fraud in jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Australia and India.

R v T & Others [2017] – Representing one of four defendants charged with murder. The Crown’s case relies heavily on CCTV, cell site data and telephone data.

R v B & Others [2017] – Representing one of the defendants allegedly concerning Theft from NCP Car Parks. The Crown’s case relies heavily on CCTV, cell site data and telephone data purporting to show the whereabouts of the defendant’s prior, during and after the alleged offence.

R – F & Others [2017] – Representing one of the defendants allegedly involved in a robbery at a business premises. The Crown’s case relies heavily on the telephone downloads and contact between the two defendants.

Operation Corzola 1 [2016/17] – Representing one of the defendants allegedly concerning sexual grooming and multiple sexual offences on a 42-count indictment, involving 14 complainants over a five-year period. The Crowns case relies heavily on a multitude of media devices, such as computers, telephones, social media, cell site and CCTV.

R v S & Others [2016] – Represented one of six defendants in a conspiracy allegedly involving Fraud and Money Laundering offences committed against the Royal Mail. The Crowns case relied heavily on telephone downloads and cell site data between all of the defendants.

R v T & Others [2016] – Represented one of three defendants involved with conspiracy to import and the supply of Class B drugs. The Crown’s case relied heavily on a wealth of material from social media as well as telephone downloads, cell site and service websites.

Operation Kadenza [2016] – Represented one of twelve defendants allegedly involved with a serious and complex conspiracy Fraud against various banking institutions and its customers to the value of £160 million. The Crowns case relied on banking data from various financial institutions, companies and businesses. The Crown relied on the telephone downloads and cell site for all of the defendants.

Operation Clethra [2016] – Represented one of three defendants charged with two counts of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and a further count of possessing a prohibited firearm. The Crown relied on the telephone downloads and cell site for all of the defendants.

R v W & Others [2016] – Represented one of the defendants allegedly involved with Money Laundering. The Crown relied heavily on the telephone downloads, cell site and banking data from various financial institutions, companies and businesses.

R v A & Others [2016] – Represented one of twenty-five defendants concerning allegations of Fraud. The Crown relied heavily on the telephone downloads and cell site for all the defendants.

R v L & Others [2016] – Represented one of six defendants charged with conspiracy involving, robbery, false imprisonment and kidnap. The Crown relied heavily on telephone downloads, cell site and social media entries.

Operation Sable [2015] – Represented one of nine defendants charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and possession of ammunition, a hand grenade, in a trial that last over two months. The Crown relied heavily on the telephone downloads and cell site data for all of the defendants.

Operation Nasurem [2015] – Represented one of three defendants charged with conspiracy to supply vast quantities of Class A drugs over a sustained period. The Crown relied heavily on telephone downloads, cell site and CCTV.