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Recent first - instance cases include:

Murder: R v D, CCC; Successful defence in a case involving inter-gang drugs warfare. R v M, CCC; Successful defence in a case which depended on identification and res gestae. R –v- K, Cambridge Crown Court: case involving issues of causation.

Manslaughter: R –v- H, Northampton CC – an unusual case of manslaughter by use of a motor vehicle. R v M, CCC: case involving transferred malice.

Conspiracy to commit GBH: R –v- A, CCC: a lengthy case involving alleged gang members.

Rape: R v B, Wood Green CC. R v A, Snaresbrook CC; a multi-handed allegation of rape in respect of which his client was acquitted.

Sexual assault: R –v- L, Isleworth CC – successful defence of practitioner of Chinese medicine accused of sexual assault on a patient.

Money laundering: R –v- H, Leicester CC: Successful defence following a three-month trial. R v A, Guildford CC;He was leading junior in this three month trial involving six defendants and many hundreds of thousands of pounds. R v H, Southwark CC; He was leading junior in this case in which his client was the director of a company said to be involved in investment fraud. Client was discharged after two juries failed to reach a verdict. R v M, Southwark CC; Successful defence after a five month trial involving charity fraud. R –v- S, Southwark Crown Court: three-month trial concerned with a money service bureau.

Conspiracy to supply cocaine: R v C, CCC;Client was alleged to be the driver for a large criminal gang. He was acquitted at a re-trial after the first jury failed to reach a verdict.

Local government corruption: R v M, Southwark CC; Successful defence of case concerned with the awarding of contracts by a local government official.

Conspiracy to rob: R v L, CCC; Client was the only defendant acquitted following a three month trial in which Neil Corre was leading junior.

Firearms: R v H, Southwark CC; Multi-handed case involving possession of a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition outside the MI5 building. R v D, Wood Green CC; A case involving the finding of a handgun inside a safety deposit box.

Conspiracy to defraud: R v M, Birmingham CC; This was a five handed mortgage conspiracy involving sums in excess of £3 million.

R v C, Southwark CC; A multi-handed case concerned with identity theft from directors of a large insurance company.

R v T, Southwark CC; A multi-handed case involving cloned credit cards.

R v G, Isleworth CC;A leading junior case described as the largest “car clocking” conspiracy ever prosecuted in this jurisdiction.

R v A, Southwark CC; This was a multi-million pound conspiracy to defraud the clearing banks by members of the licensed drinks industry;

R v T, Southwark CC; A large insolvency fraud, prosecuted by the SFO.

Computer Misuse Offences

R v W, Southwark CC; – Leading defence counsel in the first UK prosecution for DDOS attacks.
This case also involved the successful defence of a charge of failing to disclose an encryption key.

R –v- M, Leicester CC –A case concerning unauthorised access to the Sony
server in New York and the downloading of thousands of musical tracks.



Regulatory Cases

Neil Corre regularly represents clients appearing before the General Medical Council,the General Dental Council,the Nursing and Midwifery Council,the General Osteopathic Council,the General Chiropractic Council,and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.



Administrative Court cases include:

Calvert-Eye –v- DPP [2018] EWHC 1592 (Admin) on racially-aggravated harassment, alarm and disorder.

R(on the application of Drain) v Birmingham Crown Court [2018] EWHC 1255 (Admin) on forfeiture and trademarks.

Hunt –v- DPP [2018] EWHC 3341 (Admin) on streamlined forensic reports.

R (on the application of Downes) –v- Oldham Magistrates’ Court [2016] (citation awaited) on exhibits and continuity.

Brown –v- DPP [2019] EWHC 798(Admin) on the six-month time limit.

R (on the application of Liversedge) –v- Northampton Magistrates’ Court [2016] EWHC 3724 (Admin) on breach of bail conditions.

R (On the application of Ball) –v- Harrow Crown Court [2015] EWHC 2056 (Admin) – On the imposition of bail conditions.

Shaw –v- General Osteopathic Council [2015] EWHC 2721 (Admin): On the meaning of unacceptable professional conduct.

DPP –v- Chajed [2013] EWHC 188 (Admin): On finality of verdict.

Adler –v- DPP [2013] EWHC 1968 (Admin): On power of arrest.

R (On the application of Gavigan) –v- Enfield Magistrates’ Court [2013] EWHC 2805 (Admin): On penalty notices for disorder.

R (On the application of Payne) –v- South Lakeland Magistrates’ Court [2011] EWHC 1802 (Admin): On the grant of an adjournment in mid trial.

Persaud v DPP [2010] EWHC 52 (Admin). On the blood/urine option in excess alcohol cases.

Kohler v DPP [2010] EWHC 2886 (Admin). This case establishes the law on excess alcohol hospital procedure.

R –v- Osman [2007] EWHC 2924 (QB): On voluntary bills of indictment.

R (On the application of Lawson) v Stafford Magistrates’ Court [2007] EWHC 2490 (Admin).
On re-opening the prosecution case.

R (On the application of Sonn Macmillan) v Grays Magistrates’ Court [2006] EWHC 1103 (Admin). An interesting case on costs and legal aid.

R (On the application of Sophocleous) v Snaresbrook Crown Court [2005] EWHC 616 (Admin).
Neil Corre was instructed by the DPP on this excess alcohol case.

Lewis v DPP [2004] EWHC 3081 (Admin).
On the meaning of public place.

Huntley v DPP [2004] EWHC 870 (Admin).
On sufficiency of evidence in an allegation of driving with excess alcohol.

Stewart v DPP [2003] EWHC 1323 (Admin).
The definitive authority on unreliable excess alcohol specimens.

R (On the application of Walden and Stern) v Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court [2003] EWHC 708 (Admin).
The leading authority on the power of the court to adjourn a trial.

R (On the application of M) v Waltham Forest Youth Court Justices and DPP [2002] EWHC 1252 (Admin).
Neil Corre acted for the DPP in this case on the committal for trial of children and young persons.

R (On the application of Punatar & Co) v Horseferry Road Magistrates’ Court [2002] EWHC 1196 (Admin).
This is the leading authority on the power of the court to grant ex post facto legal aid.

R (On the application of Sonn & Co) v West London Magistrates’ Court (2000) CO/1451/1998.
This case establishes the meaning of likelihood of imprisonment for the purposes of legal aid.



Court of Appeal cases include:

R –v- Richardson [2017] EWCA Crim. 1331 on sentencing for causing death by dangerous driving.

R –v-Meyer [2016] EWCA Crim. 184: On sentencing for causing death by careless driving.

R –v- Hussain (Mohammed) [2015] EWCA Crim. 383: On non-defendant’s bad character.

R –v- Farrell [2015] EWCA Crim. 309: On sentencing for causing death by careless driving.

R –v- Allen [2009] EWCA Crim. 652: On sentencing for conspiracy to defraud.

R v Ellis [2009] EWCA Crim. 1560. On sentencing for dangerous driving.

R v Ertekin [2006] EWCA Crim. 496. On sentencing for money laundering.

R v Dulgheru [2006] EWCA Crim. 1598. On sentencing for money laundering.

R v Gadhia [2004] EWCA Crim. 865. On sentencing for causing death by dangerous driving.


Neil Corre is the author of numerous articles for publications such as Criminal Law Review, Justice of the Peace, and Solicitors Journal. He is the author of the following books:

Bail in Criminal Proceedings
[2006] (3rd Edition) Oxford University Press
(with David Wolchover)

This book is firmly established as the leading text on bail. “Deserves a place in the library of every criminal practitioner” - Justice of Peace.

"Part academic treatise, part practical procedural guide, it is difficult to envisage any query relating to bail that is not covered by this text” – New Law Journal.

A Step by Step Guide to Motoring Law
(1996) Callow Publishing, London.

This is an innovative legal text for the lay reader.

A Practical Guide to The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996
(1996) Callow Publishing, London.

This book was used by the Justices Clerks’ Association for training its members.

A Guide to the 1995 Revisions to the PACE Codes of Practice
(1995) Callow Publishing, London.

This work has numerous citations on Google Scholar.



He is a member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, the British Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the Medico-Legal Society.

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