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7th Apr 2022News

HM Attorney General v British Broadcasting Corporation

Press Summary This summary is provided by the Court for the assistance of those reporting the Court’s judgment, which was handed down this morning (neutral citation [2022] EWHC 826 (QB)). It does not form part of that judgment. Introduction The BBC wants to broadcast a programme about an individual, “X”. The programme is to include […]

10th Mar 2022News

Draft Terms of Reference for Covid 19 Inquiry Finally Published

The Government has today published the long awaited draft terms of reference for the public inquiry into the COVID 19 Pandemic. The publication today is understood to have been preceded by consultation with the appointed Inquiry Chair, Baroness Hallett and work with ministers in the devolved administrations. In examining the COVID 19 response and its […]

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 […]

21st Sep 2021News

Alison Levitt QC Appointed Circuit Judge

Chambers is delighted to announce that Alison Levitt QC has been appointed a Circuit Judge.  She will take up sitting on the South Eastern Circuit, based at Snaresbrook Crown Court with effect from the 4th October 2021 and will be known as Her Honour Judge Levitt QC. Alison was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) […]

9th Sep 2021News

Alison Levitt QC’s Independent Review report published

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (“RICS”) today published in full the report prepared by Alison Levitt QC and Chris Foulkes following her Independent Review in respect of issues raised in 2018 and 2019 following the commissioning by the RICS audit committee of an internal Treasury Management audit. In an online press briefing also attended […]