News and Events - Criminal Regulatory


24th Jun 2021News

The Times | Lawyer of the week: Kate Blackwell QC

Kate Blackwell QC was recently interviewed by The Times and named Lawyer of the Week. Kate has been Counsel to the Daniel Morgan Inquiry Panel for the last 8 years during which there has been forensic scrutiny of the numerous investigations and operations surrounding the murder of Daniel Morgan. The time taken by the Panel […]

4th May 2021News

Pret cleared at Bristol Crown Court

Pret A Manger were acquitted this afternoon of a Food Safety Act allegation following a trial at Bristol Crown Court with the jury accepting that the company should have the statutory defence of due diligence available to it. Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Adam Payter (from 6 KBW College Hill) acted for Pret instructed by Richard […]

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 […]

1st Sep 2020News

2 Hare Court Welcomes Kate Blackwell QC

We are delighted to announce that Kate Blackwell QC commenced tenancy at 2 Hare Court on 1st September 2020. Kate joins us from Lincoln House Chambers, Manchester, where she remains a member. Kate is a leading practitioner specialising in public inquiries and criminal law. She is sought after for high-profile cases and is instructed by leading […]