News and Events - Christopher Coltart QC


4th Dec 2018News

2 Hare Court Receives Multiple Nominations in Legal 500 2019 Awards

Chambers are delighted to announce that 2 Hare Court has been shortlisted for Crime Set of the Year in the Legal 500 2019 Awards. We are pleased to have received nominations for 3 members of Chambers: Sallie Bennett Jenkins QC – shortlisted for Crime Silk of the Year Christopher Coltart QC – shortlisted for Crime […]

17th Sep 2018Newsletters

Private Prosecution Newsletter

Welcome to this inaugural edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group’s newsletter; we hope that it finds you refreshed after a summer break. In this edition: Oliver Glasgow QC and Lewis MacDonald write about the gathering of evidence with a view to bringing a private prosecution, suggesting that private prosecutors should have greater investigatory […]

15th May 2018Newsflash

Defending Directors: Hidden Gems in the Companies Act 2006

Lurking within the Companies Act 2006 are a number of strict liability offences, which are coupled with ‘reverse burden’ statutory defences (ie. those which require a director to prove the defence in question). In the event of prosecutions under these provisions, there are two interesting questions for defence practitioners to consider, namely (a) the extent […]