Alexandra Tampakopoulos

Alexandra Tampakopoulos

"She thinks two or three steps ahead and is very quick at decision making." "Alexandra is enormously experienced in inquests, and is an excellent advocate who has good forensic ability and builds a good rapport with clients."

Chambers UK 2020
Year of call: 2007
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Criminal Regulatory

Alexandra has acted in a wide range of criminal regulatory matters relating to breaches of Health and Safety, Food Safety and Fire Safety legislation.

In the Health and Safety field, her practise covers the full range of offences from corporate to gross negligence manslaughter to prosecutions under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 arising from fatal and non-fatal accidents. She also advises and acts in relation to appeals against Enforcement and Prohibition Notices.

Alexandra has significant experience advising and acting for clients across a wide range of industries including Energy, Construction, Retail, Manufacturing and Agriculture.

Alexandra has extensive experience advising in matters related to Food Safety, Hygiene and Labelling and has defended a number of prominent restaurants, food chains and manufacturers.

In addition, Alexandra has also advised in matters related to breaches of Fire Safety legislation including appeals against Enforcement Notices under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

She is a specialist defence advocate and is ranked as a leading individual in the Health & Safety section in Chambers UK 2019.

Notable and Recent Cases

Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry

Acting in relation to the Public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire which resulted in the deaths of 71 people on 14th June 2017.

Didcot A Power Station

Advising in respect of the Didcot A Power Station collapse which resulted in the deaths of four men on 23rd February 2016.

Westminster City Council (Environmental Health) v RT

Defended a renowned and long standing Soho food establishment and its director in respect of a Food Safety and Hygiene prosecution.

Inquest re SH

Representing the Site Manager at Inquest and in criminal proceedings following the death of an employee and serious injuries caused to another employee at a recycling plant. Both workers had been working within a trommel designed to sift waste when the machine was inadvertently activated.

Inquest re DM

Representing a lifeguard at an inquest concerning the drowning of a young man with epilepsy at a swimming pool.

Inquest re SS

Representing a water utility company in relation to an inquest involving the death of a young man who suffered fatal injuries when he crashed his car on a flooded road known for flooding.


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