News and Events - Lewis MacDonald


20th Jan 2023News

R (on the application of City of York Council) v AUH and others and R (Birmingham City Council) v BIY and ARA Episode II – The Return of the Local Authorities

Sallie Bennett-Jenkins KC and Daniel Chadwick appeared for BIY Lewis MacDonald appeared for ARA   In October 2022 the Court of Appeal ruled in the first instalment of conjoined appeals from preparatory hearings about the power of local authorities to prosecute consumer offences ([2022] EWCA Crim 1113], summarised by Richard Heller here. The Court, in […]

11th Oct 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the Autumn 2 Hare Court Newsletter. Many of us have wondered why it is a regulator like CMA or the SRA run a much lower risk of a costs order if they lose a case. The Supreme Court considered […]

26th Sep 2022News

2 Hare Court are looking forward to exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2022

2 Hare Court will be exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair this year where you will have the chance to get advice from barristers and discuss your prospects directly with representatives from our set. The Pupillage Fair is designed to arm you with everything you need to know about accessing the profession and starting […]

26th May 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to another 2 Hare Court newsletter. Two recent SRA decisions deserve some attention. Ben Rich considers Maxfield Martin where the court overruled the SDT’s application of the principles set out in Ivey. Lewis MacDonald analyses Gray, and the use of […]

28th Oct 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to the latest 2 Hare Court newsletter. Vivienne Tanchel examines the basis for the GDC’s default position in favour of remote hearings – a position unilaterally imposed by the GDC without any apparent basis in the rules or Dentist Act. […]