News and Events - Fiona Robertson

21st Sep 2018News

Fiona Robertson Successfully Appeals Firearm Sentence

Fiona Robertson successfully appealed her client’s term of 80 months’ imprisonment to 68 months’ imprisonment for two counts of aiding and abetting the transfer of a prohibited weapon. The appellant had been the ‘link man’ in the transfer of two 4mm hand guns and ammunition between his co-defendants. Telephone evidence linked the appellant to the […]

17th Sep 2018Newsletters

Private Prosecution Newsletter

Welcome to this inaugural edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group’s newsletter; we hope that it finds you refreshed after a summer break. In this edition: Oliver Glasgow QC and Lewis MacDonald write about the gathering of evidence with a view to bringing a private prosecution, suggesting that private prosecutors should have greater investigatory […]

17th Apr 2018News

Strong Warning Given as Judge Suspends Sentence for Juror Research

Fiona Robertson’s client was a juror on a trial concerning sexual offences when he Googled whether compensation was available to victims of sexual assaults and shared the results of his research with the rest of the jury. A note was sent to the trial Judge clarifying if such research could form part of the jury’s […]

17th Apr 2018Newsletters

Crime Group Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter which we hope will provide you with a helpful summary of the Sentencing Council’s recent Guidelines on sentence as well as two recent CACD judgments on modern slavery and consent as a defence to assault. Naeem Mian QC provides an overview of […]