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06 August 2015
Chris Cairns, a former New Zealand national cricketer, is alleged to have lied in libel proceedings in the High Court when he claimed that he had never been involved in fixing cricket matches. The... Read more »
03 August 2015
The purpose of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will be to investigate whether public bodies and other non-state institutions have adequately fulfilled their duty of care to protect... Read more »
31 July 2015
On 24th July 2015, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal dismissed Raziel Jeffers' appeal against his conviction for murder. Andrew Radcliffe QC was instructed by Cheryl Richards QC, the... Read more »
31 July 2015
Andrew Radcliffe QC represented GK, an attorney, who was found not guilty by a jury on all charges in the Turks & Caicos Islands Supreme Court following a 5 week trial He was instructed... Read more »
30 July 2015
Narita Bahra has successfully defended as leading Counsel in the Aylesbury Child Sex Abuse Trial. Eleven defendants were tried on a fifty-one count Indictment. Narita 's client was one of two... Read more »
15 July 2015
Christopher Gillespie and Vivienne Tanchel successfully defended Mr F in an allegation of conspiracy to defraud in the first criminal prosecution brought by the Financial Conduct Authority for land-banking... Read more »
15 July 2015
Chris Gillespie secured the unanimous acquittal at Kings Lynn Crown Court of well-known Norwich businesswoman Sarah-Jane Roberts on six counts of cheating the revenue in respect of £360,000 of... Read more »
15 July 2015
Lance Corporal Craig Roberts was one of three reservist soldiers who died after taking part in a gruelling SAS selection test march over 26km in the Brecon Beacons on 13 July 2013, the hottest day... Read more »
09 July 2015
On Wednesday 8th July, Lord Justice Davis, Mr Justice Supperstone and Judge Martyn Zeidman QC refused Constance Briscoe permission to appeal against her conviction or to produce fresh expert computer... Read more »
09 July 2015
Tom Day appeared on behalf of MACs leisure, operators of the most successful nightclub in Preston, before the Crown Court sitting at Preston in a two day hearing. This is believed to be the first... Read more »
08 July 2015
We are delighted to announce that 2 Hare Court have been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at the Halsbury Legal Awards 2015. For The 2015 Shortlist click here . The awards ceremony will... Read more »
26 June 2015
Brian O'Neill QC has successfully prosecuted Trevor Gibbon for the murder of his next door neighbour, Alison Morrison. Opening the case Brian described Alison's killing as "a planned, premeditated attack... Read more »
26 June 2015
On 4th September 2014, Nicholas Salvador went on a 45 minute rampage decapitating two cats, attacking other members of the public, smashing through garden fences and beheading an 82-year-old woman... Read more »
12 June 2015
Initial reports suggested that police believed the cause of the fire, which led to the death of 5 members of a family was a mobile phone charger including 3 young children. Unfortunately, such reports... Read more »
04 June 2015
Chris Gillespie considers the impact of the first Court of Appeal authority since the coming into force of the Environmental Sentencing Guideline on the sentencing of very large organisations. ... Read more »
13 May 2015
Martin Heslop QC has already obtained the licenses for Aspers in respect of the only 2 operating Large Casinos under the new legislation at Stratford, London and Milton Keynes. This success enables... Read more »
12 May 2015
Following a 19 month Police undercover operation, at trial, at Maidstone Crown Court, Heslop cross-examined the key undercover officer in respect of disclosure and matters affecting his credibility.... Read more »
23 April 2015
The General Dental Council have brought into effect (as of the 6th April) new guidance for the Professional Conduct Committee, including Indicative Sanctions Guidance. Click here for a... Read more »
21 April 2015
Peter Lownds is acting for a teenager accused of grooming a fellow college student to buy ingredients to be used in a pipe bomb and to kill a soldier. Peter's client is charged under s.5 of the... Read more »
21 April 2015
TZ v GMC - CO/4490/2014 The panel had prevented the doctor from adducing new evidence after it had sent out a draft factual determination, but before the decision had been formally... Read more »
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