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“He’s checking his list; he’s checking it twice.…”

A festive reminder to dot your i’s and cross your t’s when starting a private prosecution. Just...

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Greenwashing – a Minute to Midnight?

On 1st November, inside Glasgow’s SEC Centre hosting COP26, PM Boris Johnson highlighted the...

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Government Responds to Coroner Service Inquiry Report: what changes to the inquest process can we expect?

In May 2021, Parliament's Justice Select Committee published its report on the Coroner Service,...

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Creeping unfairness and remote hearings at the General Dental Council

At the start of the pandemic almost 19 months ago, there was an urgency to keep the wheels of...

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Complainant Bad Character in Disciplinary Proceedings

Arowojolu v General Medical Council [2021] WL 04751428 It is commonplace, especially in cases...

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An end to non-professional professional misconduct?

Frensham v Financial Conduct Authority [2021] UKUT 0222 (TCC) In December last year I wrote about...

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Joy Dove v HM Assistant Coroner for Teesside and Hartlepool [2021] EWHC 2511 (Admin)

Facts The deceased, Jodey Whiting, had a history of back pain and mental ill health, including...

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Maintaining High Professional Standards: Procedural fairness and categorisation

Kamath v Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2021] EWHC 2811 (QB) When...

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Testosterone Guinea Pigs and lex mitior - Salazar v USADA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) recently considered the case of Mr Salazar, the...

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The Pandora Papers – Leaks, Loopholes and Lethargy

Worldwide Disclosure The release of the Pandora Papers (“The Papers”) at the beginning of...

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From the ODT to OMG: Reaction to and an analysis of the recent takeover of Newcastle United FC

“What’s the difference between a multimillionaire new club owner and human rights?   ...

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R v Morahan [2021] EWHC 1603 (Admin) - Article 2 in Inquests: Revisited, Restated and Clearly Explained

The case of Rabone v Penine Care NHS Foundation Trust [2012] 2 AC 72 was significant in...

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Articles Private Prosecution

“He’s checking his list; he’s checking it twice.…”

A festive reminder to dot your i’s and cross your t’s when starting a private prosecution. Just...

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Private Prosecutions and the Need for Compelling Reasons Not to Issue a Summons

The Queen on the application of Smith-Allison v Westminster Magistrates' Court (Defendant) and Mark...

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Summonses & Settlements: A Road Map Through the Thicket

Guidance from the High Court on the duty of candour in applying for a criminal summons; abuse of...

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[Dr] No risk of dissipation - Les Ambassadeurs Club Ltd v Yu

The test for “a real risk of dissipation” has been clarified by the Court of Appeal in an...

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New Sentencing Guidelines for unauthorised use of a trade mark by individuals and organisations

Introduction The unauthorised use of a trade mark is an "unfamiliar offence"[1] which rarely...

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Articles Sports Law

Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge

In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The...

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Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft,...

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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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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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Articles Private Prosecution

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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USA successfully appeals Assange case

In Government of the United States v Julian Assange [2021] EWHC 3313 (Admin), the High Court...

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Greenwashing – a Minute to Midnight?

On 1st November, inside Glasgow’s SEC Centre hosting COP26, PM Boris Johnson highlighted the...

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Blog Sports Law

Testosterone Guinea Pigs and lex mitior - Salazar v USADA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) recently considered the case of Mr Salazar, the...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

The Pandora Papers – Leaks, Loopholes and Lethargy

Worldwide Disclosure The release of the Pandora Papers (“The Papers”) at the beginning of...

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Blog Sports Law

From the ODT to OMG: Reaction to and an analysis of the recent takeover of Newcastle United FC

“What’s the difference between a multimillionaire new club owner and human rights?   ...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

Cryptocurrency – As the CPS prepares for a surge in fraud, the FCA begins to regulate

Cryptocurrency fraud Cryptocurrency is nothing new; Bitcoin was first created back in 2009....

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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Are work related Covid 19 deaths going unreported?

Under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (‘RIDDOR’)...

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Sanctions for supporter disorder loom over the big six in the wake of the doomed European Super League project.

The events at Old Trafford suggest that an immediate consequence of the (so-called) ‘big six’...

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The Court of Appeal restates a robust approach to secondary parties in homicide cases.

Two recent Court of Appeal cases demonstrate the robust approach taken by the Court to secondary...

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‘Big Tech Beware’

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption and immeasurable change to the lives of most...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Creeping unfairness and remote hearings at the General Dental Council

At the start of the pandemic almost 19 months ago, there was an urgency to keep the wheels of...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Complainant Bad Character in Disciplinary Proceedings

Arowojolu v General Medical Council [2021] WL 04751428 It is commonplace, especially in cases...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

An end to non-professional professional misconduct?

Frensham v Financial Conduct Authority [2021] UKUT 0222 (TCC) In December last year I wrote about...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Joy Dove v HM Assistant Coroner for Teesside and Hartlepool [2021] EWHC 2511 (Admin)

Facts The deceased, Jodey Whiting, had a history of back pain and mental ill health, including...

Read More
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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Maintaining High Professional Standards: Procedural fairness and categorisation

Kamath v Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2021] EWHC 2811 (QB) When...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

R v Morahan [2021] EWHC 1603 (Admin) - Article 2 in Inquests: Revisited, Restated and Clearly Explained

The case of Rabone v Penine Care NHS Foundation Trust [2012] 2 AC 72 was significant in...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

The Building Safety Bill: A Sea Change

On 5th July, following a three year scrutiny and public consultation process, the Government...

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The Building Safety Bill and Fire Safety

The tragedy of the Grenfell fire has had wide ranging effects and one of those is the introduction...

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The Health and Safety Executive, Workplace Safety and our Return to the “Old” Normal

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our daily lives. We have all become...

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Work Injuries and Ill-Health: Notable Statistics and Trends

The Health and Safety Executive (‘HSE’) annually publishes statistics relating to work related...

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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge

In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft,...

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