|Nabeel is an internationally renowned lawyer and the senior partner and founder of Neumans LLP.
Nabeel’s expertise lies in litigation where there is an underlying element of criminal conduct/fraud. He was a supervisory member of the Specialist Fraud Panel, and his expertise extends to both criminal and civil/commercial fraud arising through a whole host of manner. He commonly defends those investigated by the highest level UK Government bodies/agencies. Nabeel advises at a foremost level and, in recent times, in international sanctions related work: he represented Thamer Al Shanfari in his successful application to the Court of First Instance removing him from an EU (Zimbabwe) restrictions list for alleged ties with the Mugabe regime. The restriction was imposed by the European Commission and Council of the European Union.
He has recently acted for the then premier league football club, Portsmouth FC, who faced a winding-up petition presented by HMR & C. The case attracted significant media attention both here and abroad.
Nabeel is currently instructed by the former Chairman and CEO of Triton Petroleum, a Kenya based oil marketing company which collapsed following allegations of fraud and political corruption. Extradition is sought by the Government of Kenya who alleges that Triton’s collapse consequently led to severe food and oil shortages across the country.
Nabeel has substantial experience in all manner of proceedings where there are cross jurisdictional issues in play. His current and previous work involves a numerous assortment of high-profile cases, and there are simply too many to list.
Nabeel has developed a niche client base dealing with non UK nationals with much work referred through personal recommendation by individuals with significant wealth and/or political standing. He frequently acts in cases involving a high level of political sensitivity and is noted for his ability to act with the utmost diligence, efficiency and discretion.
Nabeel is ranked as a Leading individual in Chambers 2012, which states "He knows when to be pragmatic," say sources, who also consider him "an extremely good negotiator." Nabeel has also been profiled as an expert in white collar crime in the ‘Legal Experts’ directory since 2002 in annual succession demonstrating his long-standing experience and recognition within this field.