News and Events

30th Apr 2018News

Naeem Mian QC Secures Acquittal of 19 Year Old Boy for Murder

Naeem Mian QC has successfully represented his client, 19 year old James Dodd who was acquitted of murder, manslaughter and violent disorder, following a trial lasting 11 weeks at Northampton Crown Court. Dodd was one of 7 defendants charged with murder and violent disorder arising out of a fatal attack on February 2017, which resulted in the […]

24th Apr 2018Newsletters

Criminal Regulatory Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring Edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this edition, Ben Rich considers the impact of death on fines for Health and Safety offences following the Court of Appeal decision in Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd v R (Upon the prosecution of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health and Safety) [2017] […]

17th Apr 2018News

Strong Warning Given as Judge Suspends Sentence for Juror Research

Fiona Robertson’s client was a juror on a trial concerning sexual offences when he Googled whether compensation was available to victims of sexual assaults and shared the results of his research with the rest of the jury. A note was sent to the trial Judge clarifying if such research could form part of the jury’s […]

17th Apr 2018Newsletters

Crime Group Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter which we hope will provide you with a helpful summary of the Sentencing Council’s recent Guidelines on sentence as well as two recent CACD judgments on modern slavery and consent as a defence to assault. Naeem Mian QC provides an overview of […]

16th Apr 2018Newsletters

2 Hare Court’s Sports Law Newsletter

As Head of Chambers at 2 Hare Court it gives me great pleasure to be able to introduce this inaugural sports law newsletter, compiled by members of Chambers’ sports law team. Building on our combined experiences in this increasingly prominent area of practice, it is hoped that this and future editions of our sports law […]