Training & Knowledge: October 2020

26th Oct 2020Blog

UWOs and Serious Crime…Not Merely A Threat

In an agreement reached with the NCA at the beginning of October, Mansoor Hussain, a property-developer from Leeds with no previous convictions, handed over 45 properties and other assets worth a combined value of £9,802,828.[1] The agreement comes after the High Court made Mr Hussain the subject of an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) in a decision […]

22nd Oct 2020Blog

2 Hare Court Sports Law Group: Athletics Round-Up

Gavin Irwin explores recent developments in regulatory and disciplinary issues in the sport of Athletics Despite the public health emergency, it has been a busy time for regulatory bodies in the sport of athletics. Over recent years, materials science has revolutionised the performance of sports shoes, in particular, through the development of shoes containing carbon […]

14th Oct 2020Articles

2 Hare Court Private Prosecution Newsflash

Justice Select Committee Report Published – Safeguards in Private Prosecutions Gavin Irwin explores the report’s key recommendations On 7 July 2020, Alison Levitt QC gave evidence before the Justice Select Committee, on behalf of the Private Prosecutors’ Association, on safeguards in private prosecutions[1].  Separately, the 2 Hare Court Private Prosecutions’ Group made written representations to […]