News and Events - Jonathan Kinnear QC


7th Feb 2019News

Jonathan Kinnear QC Acts for SFO in Petrofac Corruption Plea

On 6 February 2019 David Lufkin, previously Global Head of Sales for Petrofac International Limited, pleaded guilty to eleven counts of bribery, contrary to sections 1(1) and 1(2) of the Bribery Act 2010. These offences relate to the making of corrupt offers to influence the award of contracts to Petrofac worth in excess of USD […]

5th Dec 2018News

Tax Team Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Tax Team newsletter. In this edition, Jonathan Kinnear QC and Laura Stephenson cover the important decision of R (oao PML Accounting Limited) handed down by the Court of Appeal which touches on penalties following a resolution of the underlying decision. Vivienne Tanchel and Howard Watkinson consider […]

30th Nov 2018News

Jonathan Kinnear QC Successfully Defends in Malicious Prosecution Claim

The High Court (Lambert J) today handed down a 51 page judgment in Rudall v Crown Prosecution Service. The CPS were represented by Jonathan Kinnear QC and Claire Palmer of 5 Essex Court, instructed by Alistair Tidball of the Government Legal Department. Mr Rudall, formerly a solicitor in Swansea, had been prosecuted twice by the […]

15th Nov 2018News

Jonathan Kinnear QC in success in Court of Appeal Civil Division

The Civil Division of the Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in the case of Syed Ahmed v CPS.  The case involved a technical point of law relating to whether the High Court was entitled to appoint an Enforcement Receiver in respect of certain pension polices held in Mr Ahmed’s name.  Mr Ahmed challenged […]

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