News and Events - Private Prosecution


11th Jun 2019News

Martin Hicks QC and Leon Kazakos Successfully Halt Private Prosecution

A private prosecution for fraud brought by one business associate (ST) against another (PT) in order to overturn liability awarded in a civil action was successfully stopped following abuse applications and an invitation to the DPP to take over and discontinue proceedings. This has now been approved by the Administrative Court and Court of Appeal […]

1st Apr 2019News

Update to the Criminal Practice Directions: 1 April 2019

The eighth amendment to the Criminal Practice Directions 2015 comes into force today, 1 April 2019. Headlines The updates fall into seven broad categories: It is made clear that the Criminal Procedure Rules and the Criminal Practice Directions are law that must be followed. Where “expert evidence” is adduced in a trial, there is an […]

22nd Mar 2019Events

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26th Feb 2019News

Private Prosecution Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group newsletter. In this edition: Alison Levitt QC and Hannah Thomas discuss how to take steps that are quite routine for a public prosecutor but pose more difficulties for a private prosecutor, namely obtaining fingerprint evidence at the investigation stage, and obtaining an […]

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