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6th Nov 2020News

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter.   Christopher Geering Editor   Foreword Welcome to the Autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter. Michael Rawlinson considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in W80 – in the context of regulatory proceedings, does the criminal or civil law of self-defence […]

2nd Nov 2020Newsletters

2 Hare Court Crime Group Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Crime Group Newsletter.   Leon Kazakos QC Editor   Editor’s Note Welcome to the Autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter. In an effort to distract us all from the pandemic and a second lockdown the contributors to this edition have tried not to focus […]

5th Aug 2020News

A new guideline for sentencing offenders with mental disorders, developmental disorders and neurological impairments has been published by the Sentencing Council

The guideline comes into force on 1 October 2020 and applies to adults who at the time of the offence, and/or at the time of sentencing, have any mental disorder, neurological impairment or developmental disorder. The non-exhaustive range of conditions covered by the guideline is notably wide-ranging, and includes: Mental disorders – conditions like schizophrenia, […]

16th Jun 2020News

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter

  Welcome to the Summer edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter.   Alex Tampakopoulos Editor.   A note from the Editor  It will come as no surprise that the impact and response to the Covid 19 pandemic dominates this edition, as it will both our personal and professional lives for some significant […]

4th May 2020News

Professional Discipline Group Newsletter – May 2020

Welcome to the Professional Discipline Group Newsletter – May edition   Covid 19 deaths in the workplace: Chief Coroner’s guidance No 37 Alexandra Tampakopoulos   Causation and other issues: Queen on the application of Smith v Assistant Coroner for North West Wales Nikita McNeill   Expert Liar? McLennan v GMC Christopher Geering   The perils […]