News and Events - Sarah Przybylska


7th Dec 2018News

Sarah Przybylska Secures Conviction of Jamie Acourt on Drug Trafficking Charge

Jamie Acourt was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for conspiracy to supply cannabis this morning at Kingston Crown Court. He had pleaded not guilty but changed his plea on day 2 of the trial. Sarah Przybylska was instructed to prosecute this 30-month conspiracy  on behalf of the CPS London Complex Casework Unit. Acourt’s brother, Neil […]

22nd Nov 2018Newsflash

R v Tas [2018] EWCA Crim 2603: manslaughter and joint enterprise post-Jogee

The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down a judgment dealing with the tricky issue of manslaughter following the Supreme Court’s decision in R v Jogee; Ruddock v The Queen [2016] UKSC 8. An appeal based on the concept of overwhelming supervening event was dismissed. Ali Tas had been acquitted of murder and convicted of manslaughter. […]

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 […]

14th Jun 2018Newsletters

Professional Discipline Summer Newsletter

The impact of GMC v Bawa-Garba continues to be felt throughout the healthcare sector. The Williams review looks set to reopen the debate on the proper approach to regulation. Lewis Macdonald considers whether the recommendations go far enough. Meanwhile Ben Rich analyses the appeal of Dr G Arunachalam v GMC: even repeated sexually inappropriate behaviour […]

5th Mar 2018Newsletters

Professional Discipline Winter Newsletter

The recent months have raised a broad range of different issues. Paul Renteurs looks at the high profile anti-doping case of Tyson Fury, and the fraught question of the burden of proof in such cases. Grace Forbes examines O’Connor v BSB and racial discrimination claims against a regulatory body. In respect of healthcare regulation, Andrew […]