News and Events - Peter Lownds

5th Apr 2024News

Peter Lownds represents a man acquitted of involvement in Grenfell Tower fraud

Peter Lownds represented a man accused of involvement in a fraud in which it was alleged that dishonest misrepresentations were made to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and various relief charities to obtain free accommodation and financial support that had been made available to those who had been resident at Grenfell Tower at […]

5th Dec 2023Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter.   Christopher Geering & Ben Rich Editors Foreword Hello and welcome to a bumper Winter/Christmas edition of the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter. This edition starts with an issue that might seem a little obscure. We live in an era of remote hearings, so […]

16th Nov 2023News

Peter Lownds represents a doctor found not guilty of assaulting a young patient

A consultant anaesthetist while trying to sedate a child before surgery was alleged to have physically assaulted the child while trying to put a mask providing air and anaesthetic on to the child’s face. After a two-day trial at Teesside Magistrates Court, during which the court heard from multiple eyewitnesses, the District Judge found the […]

19th Sep 2023News

Peter Lownds represents doctor accused of dishonesty and witness intimidation in Fitness to Practice hearing before the GMC

Peter Lownds represented Dr A who was accused of multiple acts of dishonesty, surrounding both an application he made to a health care planning board committee and its subsequent investigation, and separate representations it was alleged he made about his arrangements for supervision and appraisal. During the proceedings, an additional allegation was made that Dr […]

25th May 2023News

Peter Lownds and Neelam Gomersall’s client acquitted of sophisticated conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs using novel anti-surveillance methods

Their client was said to have played a leading role in a sophisticated organised crime group responsible for distributing multiple kilograms of high-purity cocaine and cannabis across the South of England. The OCG used new and sophisticated methods of communication using encrypted “GSM interceptor” handsets and “Cloud 9 CLI spoofing sims.” This method, described by […]