News and Events

29th Sep 2023Events

2 Hare Court are looking forward to exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2023

2 Hare Court will be exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair this year where you will have the chance to get advice from barristers and discuss your prospects directly with representatives from our set. The Pupillage Fair is designed to arm you with everything you need to know about accessing the profession and starting […]

19th Sep 2023News

Peter Lownds represents doctor accused of dishonesty and witness intimidation in Fitness to Practice hearing before the GMC

Peter Lownds represented Dr A who was accused of multiple acts of dishonesty, surrounding both an application he made to a health care planning board committee and its subsequent investigation, and separate representations it was alleged he made about his arrangements for supervision and appraisal. During the proceedings, an additional allegation was made that Dr […]

11th Sep 2023News

2 Hare Court Members Shortlisted in 2 Categories for Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for 2 awards in the upcoming Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards 2023: Crime Silk of the Year 2023 – Oliver Glasgow KC Health and Safety Junior of the Year 2023 – James Buchanan Click here for Chambers & Partners details. The 2023 Chambers Bar Awards ceremony […]

7th Sep 2023News

Michael Rawlinson acts for police officer in claim for Judicial Review

Michael Rawlinson, on behalf of a serving police officer, has successfully resisted a Judicial Review claim brought by Cleveland Police. The case concerned a ‘misconduct only’ finding made against the officer following a police misconduct hearing. Cleveland Police sought to argue that the decision secured by Michael before the original misconduct panel (namely, that the […]

5th Sep 2023News

Members of chambers act for both parties in prosecution of Pret A Manger

Pret A Manger was fined £800,000 for a health and safety offence, relating to an incident when a member of staff became locked in a small walk-in freezer in a remote kitchen at Victoria Coach Station, following the failure of the door release mechanism.  The member of staff was hospitalised with suspected hypothermia having been found […]