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News - By: Simon Antrobus QC

Pembroke refinery explosion sentence delivered

News | 6th Jun 2019

Valero Energy UK Ltd (formerly known as Chevron Ltd) have been fined by Mr Justice Lewis at Swansea Crown Court £5 million and made to pay £1 million costs in relation to the explosion at the Pembroke oil refinery in June 2011 which tragically left four contractors dead and one very badly burned. Simon Antrobus […]

The Hillsborough Trial

News | 13th May 2019

Simon Antrobus QC, together with Jason Beer QC (instructed by DWF LLP), represented Graham Mackrell the Sheffield Wednesday Club Secretary, who was sentenced today to a fine of £6,500 for failing to take reasonable care in relation to turnstile arrangements for the event. Following a 10-week trial at Preston Crown Court, Mr Mackrell had been […]

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 […]

Simon Antrobus represents Tesco

News | 3rd Oct 2016

Simon Antrobus represented both Tesco Stores Ltd and Tesco Maintenance Ltd at Liverpool Crown Court in relation to offences under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 relating to a fall from height through a fragile skylight when a maintenance employee fell 30 feet at one of its stores. The company was sentenced to […]

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