News and Events

30th Oct 2017Newsletters

Regulatory Crime Newsletter

Welcome to a Special Edition of 2 Hare Court’s Regulatory Crime Newsletter. Our Criminal Regulatory team held its annual Health & Safety seminar in Manchester at the beginning of the month on the latest issues concerning practitioners in the field. Our thanks to all for attending and making the event such a great success. We would […]

25th Oct 2017News

Gosh! Where has Ghosh gone?

Ivey (Appellant) v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords (Respondent) [2017] UKSC 67  On appeal from [2016] EWCA Civ 1093  The Supreme Court has today unanimously declared that the second stage of the Ghosh test of dishonesty does not correctly represent the law, and that directions based upon it ought no longer to be given […]

23rd Oct 2017News

2 Hare Court Welcomes Will Martin

Chambers is delighted to announce that Will Martin (previously of Foundry Chambers) has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court. An astute tactician and natural advocate, Will is a highly-regarded junior who advises and acts in matters across the criminal and regulatory spectrum. His practice focuses on business crime, fraud and financial misconduct, and […]

20th Oct 2017News

Sanctions & Anti-Money Laundering Bill Published

On Thursday, 19th October 2017, the UK government published the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill,  “… to make provision enabling sanctions to be imposed where appropriate for the purposes of compliance with United Nations obligations or other international obligations or for the purposes of furthering the prevention of ​terrorism or for the purposes of national security or […]

19th Oct 2017Newsletters

Business Crime & Financial Services Group Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Business Crime & Financial Services Group newsletter.  In this edition:  Howard Watkinson reviews recent developments in the law relating to pre-charge restraint orders and considers the ways in which such applications can now be challenged. Fiona Robertson considers the search for David Green’s successor at the SFO and the implications […]