Below are representative of the typical case Neil is instructed
El H v Al R & Ors [2019 – present] | Representing the Claimant in the Chancery Division of the High Court in a substantial Partnership dispute and commercial fraud valued at £1 billion, involving a prominent Emirati family, Chairman of a global law firm and member of the Dubai Royal Family.
I Ltd v I & Ors (Private Prosecution) | Neil successfully represented ERS Insurance in a groundbreaking prosecution of three defendants accused of insurance fraud involving the submission of a false claim for personal injury losses arising from a serious road traffic collision.
HMRC v H (Operation Lunar) | VHCC. Representing one of the main defendants in a £140M cheat on the Revue involving tax avoidance schemes in the gaming, pharmaceutical and film industries.
HMRC v S (Operation Stagecoach) | VHCC. Instructed to represent the main defendant an £8M “rare Earth metals” investment fraud.
HMRC v S (Operation Incubus) | Instructed to defend in an £8m evasion of duty on smuggled tobacco.
HMRC v R (Operation Epsom) | Instructed to defence in a large £4M VAT diversion fraud.
HMRC v H Engineering (VAT Tribunal) | Instructed to defend an engineering company accused of direct and indirect tax fraud as well as dishonestly establishing an Employee Benefit Trust.
HMRC v H (Operation Ghast) | Instructed to defend the director in a £150M VAT MTIC fraud.
NCA v I | Instructed to defend a prominent Nigerian for bribery and corruption related to his wife’s human trafficking of girls from Nigeria to Germany. This was the first case where the offences occurred in a third country, to be prosecuted in the UK using the Court’s extraterritorial powers under the Human Trafficking Act.
Trading Standards v B (Operation Angel) | Represented the marketing director in one of the largest Trading Standards ever prosecuted involving the sale of substandard kitchens and associated trademark infringements.
Trading Standards v L | Substantial investment fraud.
(Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Publications)
Neil Baki is Public Access accredited and accepts direct instructions from lay clients.