News and Events - Alexandra Tampakopoulos


29th May 2019Newsflash

Professional Discipline Summer Newsletter

Welcome to the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline summer newsletter. In coronial proceedings, I look at the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Maughan, which has confirmed the appropriate standard of proof for suicides. Alexandra Tampakopoulos considers the recent decision of Maguire, and the scope of Article 2. As for the MPTS, Ben Rich reflects on […]

15th May 2019News

Newsflash: Inquest Update

2018 Coroners Statistics At the end of last week, the Ministry of Justice and the Office of National Statistics published the Annual Coroner statistics for 2018. The key findings were these: There was a 4% decrease in deaths reported to coroners in 2018 reflecting the removal of DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) cases being reported […]

10th May 2019News

Regulatory Crime Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring issue of 2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this issue: Nikita McNeill reviews the Sentencing Council’s impact assessment following the introduction of the Definitive Guideline on Health and Safety offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene offences. Alex Tampakopoulos analyses the guidance from the Court of Appeal in respect […]

25th Mar 2019News

‘Causation, Statistics and Survivability’

Case Commentary: R (Chidlow) v Senior Coroner for Blackpool and Flyde [2019] EWHC 581 (Admin) 12 March 2019 By Alexandra Tampakopoulos  This case raised two interesting issues for the Divisional Court: (1) the distinction between identification of the cause of death and survivability and (2) whether causation can be proved by statistical evidence relating to survivability. […]

10th Dec 2018News

Regulatory Crime Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter issue of 2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this issue: Regulation 5 of the Food Information Regulations and how they are applied by large food retail companies recently came under significant scrutiny in the inquest into the tragic death of 15 year old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse. Paul Renteurs, an instructed advocate […]

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