News and Events

26th Feb 2019News

Private Prosecution Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group newsletter. In this edition: Alison Levitt QC and Hannah Thomas discuss how to take steps that are quite routine for a public prosecutor but pose more difficulties for a private prosecutor, namely obtaining fingerprint evidence at the investigation stage, and obtaining an […]

7th Feb 2019News

Jonathan Kinnear QC Acts for SFO in Petrofac Corruption Plea

On 6 February 2019 David Lufkin, previously Global Head of Sales for Petrofac International Limited, pleaded guilty to eleven counts of bribery, contrary to sections 1(1) and 1(2) of the Bribery Act 2010. These offences relate to the making of corrupt offers to influence the award of contracts to Petrofac worth in excess of USD […]

6th Feb 2019News

Michael Rawlinson Successful in Misconduct Defence of Detective Inspector

Michael Rawlinson has successfully defended a Detective Inspector who faced allegations of gross misconduct. The officer faced dismissal, having been accused of two historic allegations of serious domestic violence against another serving police officer. Following a two-week contested hearing, the allegations were dismissed by the panel in their entirety. The case involved over 40 witnesses, […]