News and Events - Leon Kazakos


5th Sep 2019News

Leon Kazakos Shortlisted for Crime Junior of the Year in the Chambers UK Bar Awards

Chambers is delighted to announce that Leon Kazakos has been shortlisted for Crime Junior of the Year in the 2019 Chambers UK Bar Awards. The winners will be announced at the Chambers UK Bar Awards on 31st October 2019. Leon’s criminal practice is exclusively defence based and is focused on most forms of business crime, […]

20th Jun 2019News

Last Orders! The Alcohol Wholesalers Registration Scheme and Trading Pending Appeal

Yesterday the Supreme Court ended a debate that has seen dozens of stays imposed by the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) (“FTT”) and a series of cases before the Administrative Court. Lady Black (with whom Lord Reed, Lord Sumption and Lord Briggs agreed) gave the judgment in OWD Ltd trading as Birmingham Cash and Carry (In […]

11th Jun 2019News

Martin Hicks QC and Leon Kazakos Successfully Halt Private Prosecution

A private prosecution for fraud brought by one business associate (ST) against another (PT) in order to overturn liability awarded in a civil action was successfully stopped following abuse applications and an invitation to the DPP to take over and discontinue proceedings. This has now been approved by the Administrative Court and Court of Appeal […]

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 […]

19th Oct 2018Newsletters

Business Crime & Financial Services Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to this Autumn edition of 2 Hare Court’s Business Crime Group newsletter; we hope that it finds you refreshed after a summer break. In this edition, Oliver Glasgow QC and Ben Rich discuss the first challenge to an Unexplained Wealth Order which was brought by Mrs Hajiyeva, who infamously spent £16 million in Harrods […]