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1st Mar 2021News

2 Hare Court Welcomes New Tenants

Chambers is delighted to announce that Daniel Chadwick, formerly of 25 Bedford Row, has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court. Daniel is a highly respected jury advocate whose practice encompasses all areas of serious crime. Chambers is also very pleased to announce that Neelam Gomersall and Redmond Traynor have both accepted an invitation […]

4th Feb 2021News

When is an expert not an expert?

Angus Bunyan reviews this week’s judgment in Byrne and others concerning the safety of a number of fraud convictions which relied on the evidence of a now discredited expert witness. Angus was prosecution trial counsel in one of the cases (leading Julia Faure Walker) and appeared for the Respondent on appeal. Narita Bahra QC was […]

15th Jan 2021News

Jonathan Kinnear QC and Howard Watkinson act for SFO in respect of guilty pleas to the winning of multi-billion dollar contracts in the UAE

In connection with the SFO’s ongoing investigation into Petrofac Limited and its subsidiaries (Petrofac), David Lufkin, a British national and the former Global Head of Sales at Petrofac, yesterday pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates’ Court to three counts of bribery.  The offences relate to corrupt offers and payments made between 2012 and 2018 to influence […]