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15th Jun 2020News

Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Lewis MacDonald, instructed by Ian Ryan of Howard Kennedy, act for client cleared in the Baker McKenzie case at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Lewis MacDonald represented the at the time Human Resources Director at Baker McKenzie LLP, in relation to his conduct of an investigation into the Managing Partner’s sexual harassment of a junior associate in 2012. He was cleared of all charges by the SDT on Friday, on the basis of “the overwhelming […]

20th May 2020News

Sarah Przybylska and Julia Faure Walker have been appointed Treasury Counsel

Sarah Przybylska and Julia Faure Walker have been appointed Treasury Counsel by the Attorney General, Suella Braverman QC.   Treasury Counsel are based at the Central Criminal Court and are instructed to prosecute the most serious and high-profile cases. 2 Hare Court has maintained a presence in Treasury Counsel’s Room for many decades. Previous appointees […]

13th May 2020News

IICSA begins country’s first virtual public inquiry hearings

Nikita McNeill appeared as junior counsel to the Inquiry as the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse commenced the UK’s first virtual public inquiry hearings on Monday.   The Inquiry’s investigation into child sexual abuse in religious organisations and settings was forced to halt hearings on 16th March 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus […]