Nadeem’s practice focuses on cases of financial wrongdoing, asset recovery and serious organised crime. Nadeem is highly sought after by both defence solicitors and prosecution agencies.
Nadeem is ranked as a leading junior in the 2020 Edition of the Legal 500.
Diligent, well-prepared and thoughtful."
Appointments & Memberships
Fraud Lawyers Association
- Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
- CPS Specialist Panel Fraud
- CPS Specialist Panel Proceeds of Crime
- CPS Specialist Panel Serious Crime
- Lead Advocacy Tutor for Lincoln’s Inn
- Elected member of Lincoln’s Inn Bar Representation Committee
- Criminal Bar Association
- South Eastern Circuit
Operation Q, International bribery and corruption, 2020
Instructed by the Serious Fraud Office as Senior Independent Counsel leading a team of lawyers conducting a large scale LPP review.
Operation X, Conspiracy to supply class A drugs and related firearms offences, 2020
A seventeen defendant conspiracy spanning several years. Nadeem was junior counsel for the prosecution. Extensive surveillance evidence and mobile phone evidence was scheduled and adduced at trial.
R v MS & others, International bribery and corruption, 2019
Instructed by the Serious Fraud Office as stage four disclosure counsel in proceedings brought against senior employees of Sarclad Ltd following a deferred prosecution agreement between the Serious Fraud Office and the body corporate. Stage four of the disclosure process involved considering the defence statements and reviewing large volumes of material in light of the identified issues in the case.
R v SD, Murder, 2019
A murder case which involved detailed consideration of the evidence on causation. That evidence came from forensic pathologists and experts who deployed 3D modelling to recreate injuries and compare them to weapons allegedly used in the attack.
R v LC & others, Assisting an offender in a murder, 2019
This case involved cell site evidence including radio frequency analysis, data from a GPS vehicle tracking device and 3D modelling created by reference to CCTV footage.
R v AO & others, Conspiracy to import class A drugs, 2019
A multi million pound conspiracy to import class A drugs over a decade. The case involved cross border multi agency investigations and detailed financial evidence.
R v PZ & others, s.18 wounding x7 and linked offences, 2019
An alleged attack by members of the Hells Angels and Red Devils on members of a rival motorcycle club. Extensive cross examination of experts on DNA, in particular on secondary transfer, and cell site evidence including radio frequency analysis.
R v NR & others, Conspiracy to commit commercial burglaries, 2019
Highly organised burglaries of commercial premises targeting cash machines. The case involved extensive surveillance evidence, GPS tracking data from vehicles, cell site evidence and financial evidence.
R v RB & others (Money Laundering, Isleworth Crown Court, 2018):
This trial involved consideration of the statutory defence at s.329(2)(c) POCA 2002. Legal argument centred upon the proper interpretation of Hogan v DPP. The central issue was whether a defendant is not guilty if he or she gives proper consideration for property which he or she knows to be the proceeds of crime.
R v JB & another (Firearms, Kingston Crown Court, 2018):
An alleged conspiracy to possess a sub machine gun and ammunition with intent to endanger life. The trial came to a conclusion at the close of the prosecution case following the submission of Nadeem’s skeleton argument on the circumstances from which an intent to endanger life can be inferred. Submissions were focused upon the cases of R v Bentham and R v Jones (Ivor) & another.
R v JSB & others (Drugs supply, Kingston Crown Court, 2018):
An alleged conspiracy to supply £300,000 worth of class A drugs. This was a 12,000 page case involving mobile phone analysis, cell site analysis and consideration of covert surveillance material.
R v VO & another (Money laundering, Isleworth Crown Court, 2017):
Money laundering. There was extensive legal argument on the proper approach to joining earlier allegations to an ongoing case.