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Simon Antrobus speaking at the HSLA event on 17th May 2017

Simon Antrobus acted for Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd the operators of Alton Towers theme park in relation to the HSE prosecution, concerning the accident on its “Smiler” rollercoaster ride which left two young girls with permanent disfigurement.

Simon will talk about the difficulties (both legal and tactical) imposed upon those mitigating in the light of the new sentencing guidelines, as graphically demonstrated by this case that was acted out under considerable press scrutiny.

Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017

Venue: Pinsent Masons, 3 Hardman St, Manchester, M3 3AU

Time: Registration 17:30 / Lecture 18:00 – 19:00

Drinks & Networking: 19:00 – 20:00

This event is organised and hosted by the Health and Safety Lawyers Association. The event is free to HSLA members and it is £35.00 for non members to attend. Please direct all enquiries or booking requests to Hilary Riddle, HSLA Administrator, email

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