News and Events - Private Prosecution


6th Jul 2020News

Newsflash from the Private Prosecution Group

From the Private Prosecution Group Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC 2 Hare Court Temple London   The Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC is a leading set of barristers with significant experience in bringing, and defending, private prosecutions: On Tuesday, 7th July, Alison Levitt QC, (Private Prosecutors’ Association, Committee member) will give evidence before the House […]

31st Jan 2020News

Costs in Private Prosecutions: A Landmark Decision

On 28 January 2020, the High Court gave judgment in the case of Fuseon Limited v Senior Courts Costs Office [2019] EWHC 126 (Admin).  In doing so, Mr Justice Lane gave important guidance on the extent of costs recoverable by a private prosecutor from central funds.  The brief facts and effect of the decision are […]

2nd Dec 2019News

Christopher Coltart QC acts for Investment Fund Manager in Private Prosecution

Christopher Coltart QC (instructed by Gareth Minty, Mishcon de Reya) acted for an Investment Fund Manager in the recent private prosecution of a former employee of the company.  The defendant had, over a period of more than nine years, manipulated company records to disguise a significant foreign currency fraud, as well as misusing the company’s […]

10th Oct 2019News

Private Prosecution Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group Newsletter. A range of topics is covered by members of 2 Hare Court’s experienced Private Prosecution practitioners in this latest edition.   Oliver Glasgow QC and Hannah Thomas look at recent changes aimed at the regulation of private prosecutions in the Criminal […]