News and Events - David Whittaker QC


17th Nov 2020News

David Whittaker QC and Harry Bentley appear in final Operation Leopard trial

David Whittaker QC and Harry Bentley defended a man who was subsequently acquitted of conspiracy to murder in what is likely to be the last Operation Leopard trial. Operation Leopard was a Greater Manchester Police investigation into what was described as “Salford gang warfare”. Operation Leopard included the investigation into the murder of Mr. Paul […]

16th Jun 2020News

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter

  Welcome to the Summer edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter.   Alex Tampakopoulos Editor.   A note from the Editor  It will come as no surprise that the impact and response to the Covid 19 pandemic dominates this edition, as it will both our personal and professional lives for some significant […]

7th Apr 2020News

Sports Law Group Newsletter Spring Edition

Welcome to the Spring edition of the Sports Law Group Newsletter.   Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC Editor   A note from the editor Welcome to the Spring edition of the 2 Hare Court Sports Law Group Newsletter. We are all in uncharted and testing times and absent any engagement with live sport, Chambers have compiled articles […]

2nd Mar 2020News

Grenfell Tower Inquiry hearings resume

Public Hearings have resumed in the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry. The Inquiry is now in it’s second phase which will focus upon the refurbishment of the tower, including the building and cladding work carried out from 2012 to 2016 and the aftermath of the fire. Members of chambers are instructed on behalf of a number […]

15th Nov 2019News

Acquittal of Lead Defendant in £25M Money Laundering Excise Fraud at Southwark Crown Court

After a seven week five-handed HMRC prosecution at Southwark Crown Court, David Whittaker QC, leading Tyrone Belger, this week secured the acquittal of the lead defendant and Head of International Business Development at a London-based finance Company, on all six charges he faced. The Crown alleged that across just 2 years over £25 million cash […]

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