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Paul Renteurs considers whether new US anti-doping legislation is likely to lead to similar measures in the UK or elsewhere.

Awaiting its final sign-off from the President of the United States, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act...

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R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46

In the landmark ruling of R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for...

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DPA Update: Airline Services Limited

In a judgement handed down at Southwark Crown Court on 30 October 2020, May J approved the terms of...

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Gavin Irwin reviews the recent surge in enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority

After Konstantin Vishnyak’s acquittal at Southwark Crown Court, on 28 September 2020, for...

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The Risks of Social Media in Sport

Since the advent of social media, the list of those who have fallen from grace through ill-advised...

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POCA: A new future for the defendant's "benefit"

Introduction The introductory text to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 places the defendant’s...

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A non-sexually motivated sexual assault?: GMC v Haris [2020] EWHC 2518 (Admin)

Dr Haris faced allegations from two patients that he had conducted non-clinically indicated,...

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A note of caution for sports agents, introducers and intermediaries: beware the implied “effective cause” term

The recent decision of the High Court in Winlink Marketing Limited v Liverpool Football Club [2020]...

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COVID-19 & Custody Time Limits: An Update

The refusal of HHJ Raynor at Woolwich Crown Court to extend the custody time limit in two unrelated...

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R v Broughton Clarifying Causation in Gross Negligence Manslaughter

SUMMARY In 2017 a 24-year-old woman, Louella Fletcher Michie, died at the Bestival Music...

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Articles Professional Discipline

R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46

In the landmark ruling of R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for...

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Gavin Irwin reviews the recent surge in enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority

After Konstantin Vishnyak’s acquittal at Southwark Crown Court, on 28 September 2020, for...

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2 Hare Court Private Prosecution Newsflash

Justice Select Committee Report Published – Safeguards in Private Prosecutions Gavin Irwin...

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HBOS: The final chapter?

HBOS: The final chapter? Introduction Back in late February, a hearing at the Court of Appeal...

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The importance of giving reasons

R. (on the application of Lewis) v Senior Coroner for North West Kent [2020] 2 WLUK 180 This recent...

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The poison pen letter

Soni v General Pharmaceutical Council [2020] EWHC 348 (Admin) Patient A attended a pharmacy,...

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Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") issue statement regarding disclosure and transparency

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) has recently issued a statement reminding listed...

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The New SRA Standards and Regulations: a StaR is Born

Gavin Irwin and Helen Lavery review the demise of the SRA Handbook On 25th November 2019, the...

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Unprecedented: Adverse Inferences in Regulatory Proceedings

R (Kuzmin) v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 2129 (Admin) In a dramatic new development,...

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Court of Appeal Takes a Swipe at “Culture of Adjournment” Approach in Regulatory Proceedings

A doctor who voluntarily absents himself from his fitness to practise hearing cannot expect that the...

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A Tale of Two Leaks

Gavin Williamson, Sir Kim Darroch, and the Official Secrets Act 1989 Introduction One...

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Ivey and legal certainty in rate-rigging prosecutions

In Bermingham & Anor[1], the Court of Appeal (Fulford LJ V-P, Cutts J and Sir Nicholas Blake)...

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Blog Sports Law

Paul Renteurs considers whether new US anti-doping legislation is likely to lead to similar measures in the UK or elsewhere.

Awaiting its final sign-off from the President of the United States, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

DPA Update: Airline Services Limited

In a judgement handed down at Southwark Crown Court on 30 October 2020, May J approved the terms of...

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Blog Sports Law

The Risks of Social Media in Sport

Since the advent of social media, the list of those who have fallen from grace through ill-advised...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

POCA: A new future for the defendant's "benefit"

Introduction The introductory text to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 places the defendant’s...

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Blog Sports Law

A note of caution for sports agents, introducers and intermediaries: beware the implied “effective cause” term

The recent decision of the High Court in Winlink Marketing Limited v Liverpool Football Club [2020]...

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UWOs and Serious Crime...Not Merely A Threat

In an agreement reached with the NCA at the beginning of October, Mansoor Hussain, a...

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2 Hare Court Sports Law Group: Athletics Round-Up

Gavin Irwin explores recent developments in regulatory and disciplinary issues in the sport of...

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Ensuring the Reliability of Expert Witnesses in Criminal Cases

Narita Bahra QC and Nick James of Furnival Chambers contribute to the LexisNexis Corporate Crime...

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Final Closing Speech

Jackie Samuel retired from Chambers after a successful career panning over 45 years at the Bar....

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Achieving Sea-Change: Criminal Disclosure Failures

Too little, too late? As the CPS publishes its disclosure review, Narita Bahra and Fiona...

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HMICFRS Report Criticises Response to Modern Day Slavery

This month Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (‘HMICFRS)...

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A non-sexually motivated sexual assault?: GMC v Haris [2020] EWHC 2518 (Admin)

Dr Haris faced allegations from two patients that he had conducted non-clinically indicated,...

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Newsletters Criminal Defence

COVID-19 & Custody Time Limits: An Update

The refusal of HHJ Raynor at Woolwich Crown Court to extend the custody time limit in two unrelated...

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Newsletters Criminal Defence

R v Broughton Clarifying Causation in Gross Negligence Manslaughter

SUMMARY In 2017 a 24-year-old woman, Louella Fletcher Michie, died at the Bestival Music...

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Vigilante justice: is evidence obtained by ‘paedophile hunter’ groups admissible in criminal proceedings?

Introduction On 15 July 2020 the Supreme Court handed down its findings in Sutherland (Appellant)...

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Consent and fertility

R. v Lawrance, [2020] EWCA Crim 971 and s.74 Sexual Offences Act 2003 This judgment, handed down...

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The Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill

Support for victims under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 18 October marked Anti-Slavery Day, a date...

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The 2020 Disclosure Guidelines

Those who work in the criminal justice system have long known that of all things the phrase “more...

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The Sentencing Code – Have we finally solved the Sentencing Jigsaw?

Despite the sentencing being undertaken by Courts on a daily basis, the body of law which governs...

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Recent Proceeds of Crime Developments

R v Balaj [2020] EWCA Crim 1111 – Assessment of Benefit In Balaj the Court of Appeal...

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The Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime and UK’s recent adoption of Magnitsky-type sanctions

On 6 July 2020, the UK introduced the Global Human Rights sanctions regime (‘GHRSR’), under the...

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