In a 50-page report published today, Francis Hoar considers current protections for freedom of expression under English law and proposes certain reforms. Former Supreme Court judge and historian Lord Sumption wrote the foreword to the report.
Francis Hoar represents a solicitor who is seeking judicial review of the government’s hotel quarantine laws.
We are delighted that 6 members of chambers have been included in Chambers and Partners 2021. Additionally, we continue to be ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
Francis Hoar and Anna Dannreuther are appearing in the High Court today on behalf of UK businessman Simon Dolan and co-claimant Cripps Barn Group Limited, a wedding venue business. The 2 claimants are applying for an interim injunction to prevent the enforcement of government rules restricting wedding/wedding reception attendees to 15.
We are delighted that 10 members of chambers have been included in Legal 500 2021. Additionally, we are ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
Francis Hoar is acting for a businessman who is seeking judicial review of the government’s travel quarantine laws.
Francis Hoar is instructed in the legal challenge against the UK Government’s Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ regulations (the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (England) Regulations). Judicial review proceedings were issued today.
Francis Hoar argues the lockdown regulations amount to an unprecedented breach of rights and freedoms and are disproportionate and in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights. These views are those of the author alone and not those of Field Court Chambers.
Public law barrister Francis Hoar appeared before a House of Lords Select Committee today to give his views on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.
Francis Hoar represented anti-fraud investigator Mark Edmunds in his unfair dismissal case against Tower Hamlets council.