News and Events - Julia Faure Walker


11th Jun 2019News

JUSTICE Publishes Report on Prosecuting Sexual Offences

On 10th June 2019, Justice published its report on prosecuting sexual offences.  The working party, chaired by HH Peter Rook QC, sought to identify areas where greater efficiency could be achieved without eroding the right to a fair trial. The report calls for important reforms to protect complainants and vulnerable individuals, and recommends stronger obligations […]

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 […]

26th Feb 2018News

Counterfeit Airbags Prosecution under the Trade Marks Act 1994

A car parts dealer from Dorset has been sentenced for trading in counterfeit vehicle airbags, having pleaded guilty to offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994. This is believed to be the first UK prosecution of this nature, following similar cases in North America. In November 2015, Honda Europe Ltd. commissioned the test purchase of […]

11th Jan 2018News

Crime Team Winter Newsletter

A Note from the Editor: Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter. In July the Court of Appeal heard the case of Steven Ray, which brought before it the householder’s defence under s.76 Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 as amended. Brian O’Neill QC and Ben Rich consider whether […]