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R (HSE) v Priory Healthcare Ltd

News | 17th Apr 2019

John Cooper QC and Sandesh Singh successfully argue that that the death of Amy El-Keria was not caused by Priory Healthcare Ltd’s breach of section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. Mr Justice Dingemans sentenced on the basis that culpability was ‘high’ but that there was a low likelihood of […]

John Cooper QC successfully defends Morrison Utilities Services

News | 18th Feb 2019

HSE v Morrison Utilities Services After a retrial lasting over 4 weeks, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty in relation to an incident in 2013 at Benwell Reservoir in Newcastle upon Tyne. John Cooper QC successfully represented the defendant company instructed by Danny McShee and Stephanie Power of Kennedys.

John Cooper QC and Sandesh Singh successfully defend William Hill

News | 5th Nov 2018

John Cooper QC and Sandesh Singh, instructed by Sarah Taylor of Pinsent Masons, successfully defend William Hill. After a 6 week trial and 8 days of jury deliberation, William Hill were found not guilty of two offences under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. The case concerned a fatal accident in which a […]

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