News and Events - Craig Ferguson


22nd Oct 2018News

Craig Ferguson Secures the Acquittal of Topcon Construction Ltd

The Company faced alternative counts under section 2 and 3 of HSWA following the collapse of a 12 metre lighting column during installation, which caused significant head injuries to a labourer. The premises of the HSE’s case included breaches of the principal contractor’s CDM duties, the duty to plan, supervise and carry out lifting operations […]

24th Apr 2018Newsletters

Criminal Regulatory Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring Edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this edition, Ben Rich considers the impact of death on fines for Health and Safety offences following the Court of Appeal decision in Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd v R (Upon the prosecution of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health and Safety) [2017] […]

1st Oct 2016Events

London Health & Safety Autumn Conference

2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Group are hosting a Health & Safety Autumn Conference in London and would be delighted for you to join them on 3rd November. Topics will include: Sentencing in corporate manslaughter cases, the potential impact of Brexit on criminal regulatory law, the practical effect of the new guideline on guilty pleas, […]

21st Sep 2016News

David Whittaker, Craig Ferguson & Christopher Gillespie Conduct a Mock Health & Safety Trial

David Whittaker, Craig Ferguson and Christopher Gillespie were in Liverpool this week conducting a Health & Safety Mock trial with Pinsent Masons LLP. The event was delivered to the Construction Health and Safety Initiative (“CHSI”) safety group on 15th September 2016 at St George’s Hall, Liverpool. CHSi is involved in the Working Well Together (“WWT”) campaign, a […]

19th Sep 2016News

2 Hare Court Shortlisted in Chambers UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Professional Discipline Set of the Year in this year’s Chambers UK Bar Awards. Congratulations to our Professional Discipline team, and a special congratulations to Orlando Pownall QC, shortlisted for Crime Silk of the Year, Andrew Colman, Professional Discipline Junior of the Year, and Craig Ferguson, shortlisted for Health […]