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31st Jan 2020News

Costs in Private Prosecutions: A Landmark Decision

On 28 January 2020, the High Court gave judgment in the case of Fuseon Limited v Senior Courts Costs Office [2019] EWHC 126 (Admin).  In doing so, Mr Justice Lane gave important guidance on the extent of costs recoverable by a private prosecutor from central funds.  The brief facts and effect of the decision are […]

30th Jan 2020News

GDC and Attempted Murder

Marios Lambis wins application brought by the General Dental Council to adduce evidence via the hearsay provisions of the General Dental Council’s Fitness to Practise Rules in an attempted murder case. Marios Lambis represented the interests of Mr A in a Preliminary Meeting specifically convened to hear this legal argument. The case involved a dentist […]

24th Jan 2020News

Sports Law Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter edition of the Sports Law Group Newsletter.   Christopher Coltart QC Editor A note from the editor Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! 2 Hare Court has a burgeoning sports law practice, with members instructed in disciplinary cases involving football, rugby, athletics, horseracing and other sports.  This has led to […]

22nd Jan 2020News

Identifiable “flesh and blood officer” not required to issue self-assessment

Joshua Carey, led by Aparna Nathan QC, was instructed by HM Revenue and Customs in another successful and significant judgment of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) (“UT”) in respect of the Self-Assessment penalty regime. The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs -v- Nigel Rogers and Craig Shaw [2019] UKUT 0406 (TC) was an […]

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