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30th May 2017News

Tube Bomb Plotter Damon Smith Sentenced to 15 Years

Damon Smith, prosecuted by Jonathan Rees QC, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for planting a homemade bomb on a London underground train, during morning rush hour. Smith, 20, constructed the rucksack bomb according to instructions in an online magazine linked to al-Qaida. Filled with ball-bearing shrapnel and using a £2 clock from Tesco as […]

23rd May 2017News

London Legal Walk 2017

On Monday 22nd May members of 2 Hare Court, staff and guests set off to run and walk the 10km London Legal Walk. We’ve managed to raise nearly £500 for the London Legal Support Trust so far, with donations still warmly welcomed – click here to donate. A record number of 12,000 walkers took part and […]

15th May 2017News

GMC v Dr X – Dishonesty Does Not Automatically Require A Sanction

Marios Lambis appeared for a trainee doctor who in part admitted and was also found to have been dishonest twice, by a Fitness to Practice Tribunal of the Medical Practioners’ Tribunal Service. The young anesthetist had undertaken private work whilst working for the National Health Service without seeking permission and had signed and submitted an […]

15th May 2017News

Tom Day represents GP following fire that killed pensioner

Tom Day appeared on behalf of a GP who prescribed paraffin based emollients to an elderly, bed-bound woman, who was known to smoke in bed, at an inquest concerning the death of the individual in a house fire. The inquest lasted one week and considered evidence from fire officers, fire investigation officers, medical professionals and […]