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26th May 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the latest 2 Hare Court newsletter.  Michael Rawlinson reviews his recent High Court success in Chief Constable Nottinghamshire Police v Police Appeals Tribunal which made significant criticism of the confusing allegations the officer faced, and the initial misconduct panel’s […]

30th Mar 2021News

Towuaghantse v GMC [2021] EWHC 681 (Admin) Coroner’s findings, independence of experts and registrant denials: this case is not one to put on the “read later” pile

It is difficult to know where to start with Towuaghantse v GMC [2021] EWHC 681 (Admin). I will give you a briefest account of the facts in a moment, but potentially Mostyn J’s judgment in this case stands as authority for the following principles: The factual findings of a coroner, and any narrative conclusion, are […]

25th Feb 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the latest 2 Hare Court newsletter. The recent case of Bilta is the latest case dealing with remote hearings and is important reading for anyone making or resisting an application to hear a case in person. Ben Rich looks […]

6th Nov 2020News

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the Autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter. Michael Rawlinson considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in W80 – in the context of regulatory proceedings, does the criminal or civil law of self-defence apply to […]