News and Events

27th Nov 2017News

2 Hare Court Welcomes Jonathan Kinnear QC

Chambers are delighted to announce that Jonathan Kinnear QC (previously of Foundry Chambers) has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court.  Jonathan Kinnear QC specialises in matters of real financial complexity often operating in the margins where the criminal and civil law meet. He has a multi-jurisdictional practice, regularly appearing in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions […]

27th Nov 2017Newsletters

As a $31m Crypto-Currency Heist is Revealed, is there a Wave of Crypto-Crime Litigation on the Horizon?

On 19th November 2017 the company Tether, an online exchange which facilitates trades between crypto-currencies and traditional currencies was subject to a cyber-heist worth nearly $31mUSD. Undoubtedly, crypto-currency (‘crypto’) has now crossed over into the mainstream. What began nearly ten years ago as a quasi-mythical, anti-establishment underground movement has been brought into the glaring light. […]

23rd Nov 2017News

2 Hare Court Shortlisted in Legal 500 UK Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for Crime Set of the Year in this years’ Legal 500 Awards. Many congratulations to Director of Clerking, Julian Campbell who has been shortlisted for Senior Clerk/Chief Executive of the Year and Jonathan Rees QC who has been shortlisted for Crime Silk of the Year. Click here […]

23rd Nov 2017News

Dishonesty and the GMC: the first case after Ivey v Genting Casinos

On 20 November 2017, the Administrative Court handed down judgment in GMC v Krishnan [2017] EWHC 2892 (Admin). It is the first attempt by the High Court to interpret dishonesty, in the context of professional conduct, since publication of the Supreme Court judgment in Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Limited (t/a Crockfords Club) [2017] UKSC […]

23rd Nov 2017News

Andrew Radcliffe QC Secures Acquittal in Op Amazon After 10 Month Trial

Andrew Radcliffe QC represented a 65 year old Chartered Accountant who was acquitted after the jury failed to agree and the Prosecution offered no further evidence following a 10 month trial at Southwark Crown Court. He had been arrested in July 2007 and charged in 2010. Five co-defendants were convicted by the jury and one […]