News and Events - Peter Lownds


14th Oct 2021News

2 Hare Court are looking forward to exhibiting at the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2021

Free of charge and held entirely online, the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair this year will give you the chance to get advice from barristers and discuss your prospects directly with representatives from 2 Hare Court. The Pupillage Fair is designed to arm you with everything you need to know about accessing the profession and starting a […]

30th Sep 2021News

Beaconsfield Coroner halts inquest for police to re-open criminal investigation

Peter Lownds represented the family of James Casey, a 37 year old man, who died during an incident in which he was restrained by customers at a pub in Buckinghamshire in September 2019. At the end of the second day of an inquest held at Beaconsfield Coroners Court, the Coroner adjourned the inquest and invited […]

27th Apr 2021News

Court of Appeal quashes Post Office convictions in historic judgment

In the landmark case of R v Hamilton and others [2021] 1 Cr. App. R. 17, the Court of Appeal has quashed the convictions of 39 sub-post masters and found their prosecution by the Post Office to be an “abuse of process” and an “affront to justice”. Background The main issue in this case was […]