News and Events - Criminal Regulatory


8th Oct 2021Newsletters

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Group Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter Alexandra  Tampakopoulos Editor Welcome to the autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory newsletter.  Highlights include: a review by Kate Blackwell QC and Nikita McNeill of the recent High Court case of R v Morahan [2021] which provides important clarification […]

20th Aug 2021News

Noise Abatement Notice quashed on appeal: Michael Rawlinson appearing

Michael Rawlinson has successfully appealed a Noise Abatement Notice on behalf of a commercial premises based in North Hertfordshire. Following a contested two-day hearing, and extensive written and oral submissions, the District Judge accepted characterisation of the notice as “premature” and also criticised North Hertfordshire Council for failing to meaningfully investigate the complaint at all […]

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 […]