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26th Jan 2022News

Sarah Przybylska and Tom Day appointed Recorders for the South Eastern Circuit

Sarah Przybylska and Tom Day have both been appointed Recorders on the South Eastern Circuit. The Queen has appointed 163 Recorders on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon. The appointments will take effect […]

24th Jan 2022News

Conspiracy to defraud trial results in conviction

Acting on behalf of Oxfordshire Trading Standards, Richard Heller prosecuted a complex matter which resulted in the conviction of the defendant, Lewis McEwan, for conspiring with an unidentified co-conspirator to defraud an elderly man by acquiring the freehold title to his home under an unauthorised reversion scheme, which would have resulted in the complainant transferring […]

4th Jan 2022News

2 Hare Court Welcomes New Tenant Richard Heller

Chambers is delighted to announce that Richard Heller (previously of Drystone Chambers) has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court with effect from today.  Richard joins us as a specialist practitioner with substantial experience of acting for regulators, businesses and individuals across the spectrum of regulatory crime (trading standards, food safety, health and safety and environmental), in addition […]

23rd Dec 2021News

Hannah Thomas acts for prominent anti-lockdown activist charged with breaching Coronavirus Regulations by protesting during lockdown

Hannah Thomas successfully represented prominent activist Debbie Hicks who was accused of breaching Coronavirus Regulations by protesting during the second period of national lockdown in November 2020. On Monday 20 December Ms Hicks stood trial at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court for offences of organising / being involved in organising a gathering of more than 30 people […]