Criminal Regulatory & Environmental
Health and Safety
R v PS– Representing a mill manager in proceedings alleging corporate and gross negligence manslaughter of four employees from the explosion at Bosley Mill.
R (HSE) v HMRL and others– Representing both Companies in the proceedings following the death of five men at a scrap metal recycling plant in Birmingham.
R v MW– Representing a Director in proceedings alleging corporate and gross negligence manslaughter following the death of an employee during a roofing project.
R v DST– Represented the Company in proceedings alleging gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a roofing contractor
R v GF – Led Junior for the Crown in proceedings alleging both corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter of two employees who had entered a road tanker containing pig feed.
R v SJ and RCL– Led Junior for the Crown in proceedings alleging gross negligence manslaughter of an employee who died having entered a baling machine.
R (Derby CC) v GBP– Representing the Company in proceedings where an employee was crushed and catastrophically injured by falling stock inside of a shipping container.
R (HSE) v CEF– Representing the Company in proceedings where an employee suffered the almost total amputation of a hand in an unguarded industrial guillotine.
R (HSE) v DWB– Representing the Company in proceedings where an employee suffered the total amputation of his arm in an unguarded dough mixer.
R (EA) v JH– Representing a Director of an open-cast coal mine in proceedings following the discharge of trade- effluent into Harley Burn.
R (HSE) v DNA – Representing a director after an employee’s fall from height.
Selected CasesView full profile »
- Manslaughter trial results in fine and suspended sentences
- Members of Crown Office Chambers Regulatory Team secure Gross Negligence Manslaughter acquittals
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