News and Events - Ben Rich


14th Oct 2021News

2 Hare Court are looking forward to exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2021

Free of charge and held entirely online, the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair this year will give you the chance to get advice from barristers and discuss your prospects directly with representatives from 2 Hare Court. The Pupillage Fair is designed to arm you with everything you need to know about accessing the profession and starting a […]

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 […]