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21st Jul 2022News

Attorney General publishes review into SFO Unaoil case

The Attorney General has today published in full the report of an Independent Review of the SFO’s handling of the Unaoil case led by Sir David Calvert-Smith. The Attorney General commissioned the Review following the critical judgement of the Court of Appeal in R v Akle & Ors. In three separate appeals the Court of […]

13th Jul 2022News

Financial sanctions: “connected with” Russia

Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg contribute to the June edition of the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. Gavin and Merry explore recent developments in the financial sanctions deployed against Russia with a particular focus on the expanded scope of those measures and the meaning of “connected with” Russia in the context of […]

6th Jul 2022News

Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC invited to speak at The Women Trainee Lawyers Network event – ‘Different Lives in Law’

Sallie was delighted to speak at this Women Trainee Lawyers Network event, hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills on ‘Different Lives in Law’. This event highlighted the different journeys both Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC (2HC) and Paula Hodges QC (Partner, HSF) have taken during the course of their careers in law, exploring the highlights and challenges faced […]

6th Jul 2022News

2 Hare Court shortlisted in 10 Categories for The Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2022

Chambers is delighted to have been shortlisted in 10 categories at the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022. Categories: Set of the year Marketing and Front of House Team of the year Corporate Crime Set of the year Corporate Crime Junior of the year | Christopher Foulkes Corporate Crime Silk of the year | Jonathan Laidlaw […]

5th Jul 2022News

Jermaine Baker Inquiry report published

The report of the Jermaine Baker public inquiry has been published today. The Inquiry heard almost eight weeks of evidence about the shooting of Jermaine Baker during an armed operation by the Metropolitan Police Service in 2015. The Inquiry Chairman, His Honour Clement Goldstone QC, concluded that the MPS failed to plan and conduct the […]