Francis Hoar has been instructed in high profile Election Petition

10 July 2014

Francis Hoar has been instructed, by all the Petitioners, in the high profile Election Petition into the Mayoral Election at the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in May 2014 (Erlam and Others v Rahman and Another).

The petition, which has been submitted to the High Court and calls for the election to be held again, alleges electoral fraud, corruption and political smears.  It is likely to be heard in the Autumn.