News and Events - Alison Levitt QC


6th Oct 2019News

Alison Levitt QC is announced as Visiting Professor to Goldsmiths

Alison Levitt QC is announced as Visiting Professor to Goldsmiths, University of London’s Law Faculty.  Alison’s expertise will be leading Goldsmiths in the criminal justice and legal profession that feeds into the University’s public engagement work on criminal justice and the LLB Law with Criminal Justice and Human Rights programme, further strengthening Goldsmiths’ distinctive provision […]

17th Jun 2019News

Alison Levitt QC appears on BBC Radio 4’s Law in Action to Discuss Private Prosecutions in the Wake of the Accusations Made Against Boris Johnson MP of the Crime of Misconduct in Public Office

Boris Johnson MP was accused of misconduct in public office arising from his claim that EU membership was costing the UK £350 million a week.  Anti-Brexit campaigner Marcus Ball launched a private prosecution and obtained a summons for Mr Johnson to attend court. The District Judge’s  decision to issue the summons was overturned by the […]

25th Mar 2019News

Chambers Welcomes New Tenants

Chambers is delighted to announce that Merry van Woodenberg, formerly of Foundry Chambers, has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court. Merry is the fourth tenant to join Chambers in the last few months, the others being Alison Levitt QC, Nneka Akudolu and Hannah Thomas. This of course comes on top of the elevation of Narita […]

26th Feb 2019News

Private Prosecution Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group newsletter. In this edition: Alison Levitt QC and Hannah Thomas discuss how to take steps that are quite routine for a public prosecutor but pose more difficulties for a private prosecutor, namely obtaining fingerprint evidence at the investigation stage, and obtaining an […]