Nicola Gatto

Nicola Gatto

Year of call:

1987, Middle Temple

Contact:

Nicola Gatto

Education:

LLB (Hons), University of Birmingham

AREAS OF PRACTICE

During her time in London, Miss Gatto dealt with matters of extreme complexity and delicacy, ranging from child sex abuse cases to murder. She has led other junior counsel in a 10 week trial which, of itself, was instrumental in bringing about the inclusion of sections of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act following the acquittal of the defendants.

Recent cases have included conspiracy to supply heroin, where issues included participating informants, Human Rights Act issues/fairness of Public Interest Immunity hearings; a gold bullion certifi cate fraud involving certifi cates purporting to cover some 2,500 metric tonnes of gold bullion, where the defendant was a Nigerian doctor and the defence evidence was given by way of a video link from America; representation of a female charged with large scale drug conspiracy who was HIV positive and dying - attracted much media attention, as she was chained to a hospital bed due to bail being refused; represented parents charged with murder/manslaughter - where the parents refused conventional medicine for a diabetic child and treated with homeopathic medicine and the trial of a defendant charged in connection with alleged satanic ritual abuse in Epping Forest.

Miss Gatto was Junior Counsel for the Defence in the trial of the Soho Bomber at the Old Bailey.

'Recommended for a wide range of criminal matters.'

Legal 500, 2017


'She has recent experience in drugs conspiracy cases.’

Legal 500, 2016


"recommended"

Legal 500 2012


"Recommended for expert criminal defence work."

Legal 500, 2008 Edition


"Handles increasingly difficult heavy crime”

Legal 500 2006


Specialist Areas of Practice:

Criminal

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