17th Sep 2018Newsletters
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
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 […]
4th Apr 2018News
Christopher Coltart QC has been appointed to the Arbitrators’ Panel of the prestigious Sports Resolutions Ltd, which supplies Tribunal Chairmen to a wide range of sports bodies for the purposes of their disciplinary hearings.
29th Mar 2018News
Christopher Coltart QC is instructed to represent Cambridge Analytica, the firm at the centre of the Facebook data harvesting row. The case remains under investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
26th Apr 2017News
The FA has imposed an 18 month ban on Joey Barton for betting on football matches in breach of the FA’s regulations. Mr Barton laid a total of 1,260 impermissible bets over a 10 year period, some of which were laid on his own team to lose. There was no suggestion of match fixing. Christopher […]