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Dominic Kay QC represents Zoo at tiger keeper Inquest

News | 11th Jul 2019

Dominic Kay QC represented Hamerton Zoo Park at the recent inquest into the death of Rosa King, the head carnivore keeper who was killed at work by a Malayan tiger. After several days of evidence, the jury concluded the zoo had a system which relied upon the individual keepers closing the tigers out of any […]

Dominic Kay QC secures acquittal for Arla Foods Limited

News | 23rd Oct 2018

Dominic Kay QC, instructed by Robert Starr and Rachel Turnbull of Walker Morris, secured a unanimous not guilty verdict for Arla Foods Limited. The verdict followed a two-week trial at Reading Crown Court and related to an accident alleged to have occured in the early hours of 15th December 2015 when an employee of A’s […]

Dominic Kay QC represents Yorkshire Water

News | 21st Sep 2018

On 18th September 2018, Dominic Kay QC instructed by Simon Belfield at DWF represented Yorkshire Water at a sentencing hearing before the Leeds Crown Court. YW, a utility company with a turnover in excess of £1bn, had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to a breach of s.2 of HSWA 1974 in respect of an accident […]

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018 Nominations

News | 5th Sep 2018

Crown Office Chambers are delighted to announce the following nominations in this year’s Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018: Crown Office Chambers nominated for ‘Health & Safety Set of the year’. Dominic Kay QC nominated for ‘Health & Safety Silk of the year’. Sandesh Singh nominated for ‘Professional Discipline Junior of the year’. Daniel Shapiro nominated […]

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry

News | 4th Jun 2018

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry starts hearing Opening Statements today having heard evidence at Commemoration Hearings between 21 May and 30 May 2018. Several members of Chambers are instructed to appear for Core Participants including James Maxwell-Scott QC and Katherine Sage representing the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (instructed by DWF); and James Ageros QC […]

Dominic Kay QC represents two +£1bn companies

News | 11th Dec 2017

This week Dominic Kay QC has appeared on behalf of two companies with turnovers exceeding £1bn and therefore deemed ‘very large organisations’ under the sentencing guidelines. The cases, one health & safety and one environmental, were each matters in which, applying the relevant Guideline, the sentencing court had the discretion to “move outside the suggested […]

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