Overview of Practice
Neil Griffin is a specialist criminal advocate, with experience in prosecuting and defending a wide range of serious criminal offences, including murder and attempted murder, offences of serious violence, kidnapping and blackmail, firearms offences, sexual offences and drugs offences. He also has experience in high value fraud trials. He has appeared alone and as a leading junior in trials involving some of the most serious criminal offences.
He is also available to be instructed to appear as an advocate for both lay and professional clients in professional disciplinary and regulatory tribunal hearings.
Neil has regularly been instructed privately to represent clients appearing in the Magistrates’ Court accused of road traffic offences, minor offences of violence, including domestic violence and breaches of protective orders. Past clients have included sports personalities and high-wealth and some well-known individuals. He has also appeared in the Crown Court to represent clients accused of being drunk on an aircraft or endangering an aircraft.
He has defended companies and private individuals accused of breaches of Health & Safety and Fire Regulations, and also in private prosecutions brought against them.
He has also been instructed by local authorities, Royal Mail and OfCom.
Neil has been described by professional colleagues in the following terms: