News and Events - David Whittaker QC


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 […]

10th Oct 2019News

Private Prosecution Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group Newsletter. A range of topics is covered by members of 2 Hare Court’s experienced Private Prosecution practitioners in this latest edition.   Oliver Glasgow QC and Hannah Thomas look at recent changes aimed at the regulation of private prosecutions in the Criminal […]

25th Mar 2019News

Chambers Welcomes New Tenants

Chambers is delighted to announce that Merry van Woodenberg, formerly of Foundry Chambers, has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court. Merry is the fourth tenant to join Chambers in the last few months, the others being Alison Levitt QC, Nneka Akudolu and Hannah Thomas. This of course comes on top of the elevation of Narita […]

13th Mar 2019News

David Whittaker QC Successfully Defends Businessman Charged with Money Laundering

TG was charged with two counts of money laundering relating to €45,600 found in his car when arrested and a further €420,000 and $10,000 found in various locations at his home address. TG successfully argued that the money was in part property intended for his daughter’s bureaux de change located in central London and in […]

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