News and Events - Gavin Irwin


29th Sep 2023Events

2 Hare Court are looking forward to exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2023

2 Hare Court will be exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair this year where you will have the chance to get advice from barristers and discuss your prospects directly with representatives from our set. The Pupillage Fair is designed to arm you with everything you need to know about accessing the profession and starting […]

30th Nov 2022News

Financial Sanctions: OFSI Annual Review

Gavin Irwin contributes to LexisNexis Corporate Crime Analysis, first published by LexisNexis on 16 November 2022.   The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation’s (OFSI) fifth Annual Review (the Review), for the period April 2021 to August 2022, was published on 10 November 2022 and, inevitably, describes much of OFSI’s recent work in reaction to Russia’s […]

11th Nov 2022News

The Missing Billions | Gavin Irwin analyses the Law Commission’s long awaited final report on ‘Confiscation of the proceeds of crime after conviction’

We are all familiar with the headlines, “More than £20 million in cash and assets has been taken from criminals operating in Kent over the past five years, with close to £8 million taken across 2021”[1], and with the figures, “In 2020/21 [the SFO obtained] confiscation orders in the value of £5,629,497.06 and received Confiscation […]

11th Oct 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the Autumn 2 Hare Court Newsletter. Many of us have wondered why it is a regulator like CMA or the SRA run a much lower risk of a costs order if they lose a case. The Supreme Court considered […]

13th Jul 2022News

Financial sanctions: “connected with” Russia

Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg contribute to the June edition of the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. Gavin and Merry explore recent developments in the financial sanctions deployed against Russia with a particular focus on the expanded scope of those measures and the meaning of “connected with” Russia in the context of […]