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3rd Dec 2020News

Beckwith v SRA – Private lives restored?

The ex-Freshfield partner Ryan Beckwith has successfully overturned findings that his sexual activity with an associate in his department breached his duties to act with integrity and behave in a way that maintains public trust. Important for too many reasons to cover in a single newsflash, Mr Justice Swift’s judgment is primarily examined here as […]

6th Nov 2020News

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter.   Christopher Geering Editor   Foreword Welcome to the Autumn edition of the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter. Michael Rawlinson considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in W80 – in the context of regulatory proceedings, does the criminal or civil law of self-defence […]