News and Events - Christopher Ware

16th Aug 2018News

Brian O’Neill QC and Christopher Ware Secure Acquittal in Gangland Murder

Brian O’Neill QC and his junior, Christopher Ware both of 2 Hare Court have secured the acquittal of M who was charged with a gang related murder.  The case against M hinged upon facial analysis evidence with supporting cell-site evidence.  Diligence were instructed as defence experts in these two fields.  Upon receipt of Diligence’s reports, the […]

8th Jun 2018News

HMRC Crack Down on VAT Evasion Offences

Information recently released under the Freedom of Information Act confirmed that the number of tax evasion cases lined up for prosecution by the HMRC nearly doubled in the last three years. This fact confirms that the HMRC and government have decided to sharpen their focus on prosecuting companies who commit tax evasion and individuals whom they suspect […]

11th Jul 2017News

Stalking Victims Being Put at Risk by Police Failings – Christopher Ware Instructed by HMIC to Advise on Harassment and Stalking Report

Christopher Ware was instructed by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) to advise in respect of the recently published report “Living in fear – the police and CPS response to harassment and stalking”, a joint report by HMIC and Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate. The joint inspection looked at 112 recent cases of stalking […]

8th May 2017News

Christopher Ware acts for the FA in Anti-Doping case

Christopher Ware appeared for the Football Association before an Independent Regulatory Commission in the case of Patrick Lacey. Patrick Lacey was ordered to serve a 14-month suspension from football and football activity after admitting a breach of the FA’s Anti-Doping Regulations. Lacey, a mid-fielder for Accrington Stanley, provided an in-competition urine sample which contained the presence of […]

24th Mar 2017News

Businessmen cleared in Nationwide Heroin Conspiracy

On Friday 17 March 2017 at the Liverpool Crown Court the CPS formally offered no evidence against Lee Battle, a Liverpool-based businessman and entrepreneur represented by Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Christopher Ware, in a case of alleged involvement in a conspiracy to supply heroin. The decision of the Crown comes just weeks after the acquittal […]