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1st Mar 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword I have set out a brief analysis of Sawati v GMC – a decision which should be required reading for any case where an allegation of contested dishonesty is found proved. It seeks to synthesis the flurry of recent decisions touching […]

28th Oct 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. Vivienne Tanchel examines the basis for the GDC’s default position in favour of remote hearings – a position unilaterally imposed by the GDC without any apparent basis in the rules or Dentist Act. […]

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 […]