News and Events - Grace Forbes


5th Apr 2022News

Will Martin and Grace Forbes successfully appeal £1m confiscation order

Lam v R. [2022] EWCA Crim 448 The Court of Appeal held that a judge had erred when imposing a confiscation order in determining that the defendant was the sole legal and beneficial owner of a property claimed to be the matrimonial home, and that the defendant’s wife’s “contribution to the family” was irrelevant. Notwithstanding […]

17th Dec 2021News

Mark Graffius QC and Grace Forbes instructed in EncroChat Conspiracy to Murder

Mark Graffius QC and Grace Forbes are defending a 23 year old man charged with conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life.  The defendant and his cousin were shot in Salford. It was alleged that the defendant conspired with four others to murder the man who had shot […]

9th Feb 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. Tom Day Editor Alison Levitt QC, James Buchanan, Grace Forbes and Hannah Thomas look to the future of regulation for the fast fashion industry. Drawing upon their experience conducting the Boohoo Review they assess the efficacy and practical consequences of the competing […]

1st Feb 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Private Prosecutions’ Group Newsletter

Welcome to our first Private Prosecutions’ Group newsletter of 2021. Brian O’Neill QC Editor No newsletter at the start of a new year would be complete without a review of the preceding one.  And whilst 2020 was truly an annus horribilis, it was not without its developments in the world of private prosecutions as Fiona […]

2nd Nov 2020Newsletters

2 Hare Court Crime Group Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Crime Group Newsletter. Leon Kazakos QC Editor Editor’s Note Welcome to the Autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter. In an effort to distract us all from the pandemic and a second lockdown the contributors to this edition have tried not to focus on the […]