News and Events - Christopher Gillespie


4th Sep 2020News

Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Christopher Gillespie appear at Manchester Arena Inquiry

Monday 7th September 2020 marks the beginning of the Public Inquiry into the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017. Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Christopher Gillespie instructed by Rob Elvin and Bethany Thompson of Squire Patton Boggs appear on behalf of the stewarding and crowd management company at […]

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 […]

14th Mar 2019News

The Relevance of Linked Organisations in Sentencing Corporate Defendents

Chris Gillespie examines the recent welcome decision of the Court of Appeal in R v NPS London Ltd [2019] EWCA Crim 228 The Court of Appeal has restated the important principle that the mere fact that a corporate defendant is a wholly owned subsidiary of a larger corporation or that a parent company or other […]

24th Apr 2018Newsletters

Criminal Regulatory Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring Edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this edition, Ben Rich considers the impact of death on fines for Health and Safety offences following the Court of Appeal decision in Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd v R (Upon the prosecution of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health and Safety) [2017] […]