News and Events - Howard Watkinson


23rd Feb 2021News

Clean bowled – Eynsham Cricket Club’s appeal dismissed by the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has today handed down its judgment in Eynsham Cricket Club v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs [2021] EWCA Civ 225, a judgment that will be of great interest both to those in the charity sector, and to Community Amateur Sports Clubs (“CASCs”).  At the heart of the case […]

15th Jan 2021News

Jonathan Kinnear QC and Howard Watkinson act for SFO in respect of guilty pleas to the winning of multi-billion dollar contracts in the UAE

In connection with the SFO’s ongoing investigation into Petrofac Limited and its subsidiaries (Petrofac), David Lufkin, a British national and the former Global Head of Sales at Petrofac, yesterday pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates’ Court to three counts of bribery.  The offences relate to corrupt offers and payments made between 2012 and 2018 to influence […]

6th Jan 2021News

Eight members of 2 Hare Court appointed to SFO panels of external counsel

Eight members of Chambers have been appointed to the Serious Fraud Office’s panels of external counsel, affirming Chambers’ expertise in complex financial crime. Chambers would like to congratulate Brian O’Neill QC (QC Panel), Jonathan Kinnear QC (QC Panel), Chris Foulkes (Panel A), Angus Bunyan (Panel A), Howard Watkinson (Panel B), Fiona Robertson (Panel B), Will […]