Neil is a successful criminal defence barrister called to the Bar in 1989 with expertise in a range of specialist areas foremost among them Health and Safety. With extensive experience in Coroner’s Inquests and Inquiries and Court Martials.
Neil undertakes trials around the country and abroad and is the go-to barrister for aviation, fire and rail defence. Over the last 30 years he has successfully defended in many notable trials receiving considerable acclaim for his thorough approach and skilful but determined cross examination.
Practice areas include high profile regulatory cases brought by the health and safety executive most notably R – v – Corbould, Batman “The Dark Knight” and the Warwickshire fire case. Neil regularly defends in fraud, murder, sexual offences [including offences involving the internet], offences of violence and serious motoring offences.
Criminal Bar Association
Fraud Lawyers Association
International Criminal Bar
Neil Fitzgibbon is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.