News and Events - Alison Levitt QC


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 […]

17th Jan 2019Events

Crime Group Seminar

The Crime Group at 2 Hare Court would be delighted for you to join them at their: Criminal Law Seminar 6pm, Thursday 7th February 2019 Crowne Plaza London – The City Followed by drinks and canapés Programme: 6.20pm Rape allegations in Universities: Unfair Investigation and Proper Representation Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC 6.40pm Representing Subjects of an […]

14th Nov 2018News

Head of White Collar Crime at Mishcon de Reya Joins 2 Hare Court

The Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC, 2 Hare Court, are delighted to announce that they will be joined from 19th November by Alison Levitt QC. Alison was previously at Mishcon de Reya having founded their successful White Collar Crime and Investigations Group in March 2014. Alison said: “I am delighted to be joining 2 Hare […]