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29th Mar 2019News

Michael Rawlinson Secures Reinstatement of PC Following Police Appeals Tribunal Hearing

Michael Rawlinson has successfully represented a Police Constable at a Police Appeals Tribunal hearing held in March 2019. The officer had originally been dismissed for gross misconduct at a police disciplinary hearing. This followed allegations that he had given false details to security staff investigating an allegation of shop theft, and associated findings regarding his […]

25th Mar 2019News

Andrew Colman Successfully Defends Vaser Liposelection™ Practitioner Facing 28 Allegations

Andrew Colman recently completed the successful defence of a highly experienced practitioner of Vaser liposelection™ (a form of liposuction) after a protracted 4-week hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in Manchester. The doctor faced 28 allegations, divided into well over 100 sub-heads, covering the treatment of three patients dating back as far as 2011 and […]

25th Mar 2019News

Andrew Hurst Appointed Circuit Judge

Chambers is delighted to announce that Andrew Hurst has been appointed a Circuit Judge. He will take up sitting at Basildon Crown Court from 1st April. Andrew was an asset to our Professional Discipline Team, with a formidable reputation in the area and was shortlisted for Professional Junior of the Year in last years’ Chambers […]

25th Mar 2019News

‘Causation, Statistics and Survivability’

Case Commentary: R (Chidlow) v Senior Coroner for Blackpool and Flyde [2019] EWHC 581 (Admin) 12 March 2019 By Alexandra Tampakopoulos  This case raised two interesting issues for the Divisional Court: (1) the distinction between identification of the cause of death and survivability and (2) whether causation can be proved by statistical evidence relating to survivability. […]

25th Mar 2019News

Chambers Welcomes New Tenants

Chambers is delighted to announce that Merry van Woodenberg, formerly of Foundry Chambers, has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court. Merry is the fourth tenant to join Chambers in the last few months, the others being Alison Levitt QC, Nneka Akudolu and Hannah Thomas. This of course comes on top of the elevation of Narita […]

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