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1st Feb 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Private Prosecutions’ Group Newsletter

Welcome to our first Private Prosecutions’ Group newsletter of 2021. Brian O’Neill QC Editor No newsletter at the start of a new year would be complete without a review of the preceding one.  And whilst 2020 was truly an annus horribilis, it was not without its developments in the world of private prosecutions as Fiona […]

3rd Mar 2020News

Christopher Coltart QC acts for FA in successful appeal in Daniel Sturridge case

Daniel Sturridge, formerly of Liverpool FC and England, was charged by The FA in November 2018 with breaching its inside information rules. It was alleged that Mr Sturridge had passed inside information about his prospective transfer moves to friends and family, so that they could place bets on those moves accordingly. The original Regulatory Commission […]

14th Feb 2020News

Business Crime Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Business Crime Group Newsletter Christopher Coltart QC Editor This latest edition of the 2 Hare Court Business Crime Group newsletter is packed with interesting and relevant updates for practitioners working in this field: Merry van Woodenberg considers Unexplained Wealth Orders following the recent decision in Hajiyeva v NCA [2020] EWCA Civ 108, […]

31st Jan 2020News

Costs in Private Prosecutions: A Landmark Decision

On 28 January 2020, the High Court gave judgment in the case of Fuseon Limited v Senior Courts Costs Office [2019] EWHC 126 (Admin).  In doing so, Mr Justice Lane gave important guidance on the extent of costs recoverable by a private prosecutor from central funds.  The brief facts and effect of the decision are […]

24th Jan 2020News

Sports Law Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter edition of the Sports Law Group Newsletter. Christopher Coltart QC Editor A note from the editor Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! 2 Hare Court has a burgeoning sports law practice, with members instructed in disciplinary cases involving football, rugby, athletics, horseracing and other sports.  This has led to appearances […]