News and Events - Craig Ferguson

20th Nov 2019News

Craig Ferguson secures the Acquittal of Sprinkler Contractor After a Trial Lasting 5 Weeks

The Company faced 2 counts under section 2 and 3 of HSWA following an accident in which an installer fell 3 metres from a clean room roof whilst conducting system pressure testing. Serious injuries resulted. The premises of the HSE’s case included breaches of the contractor’s CDM duties to plan, manage and monitor works, failure […]

4th Oct 2019News

Annual Regulatory Crime Seminar 2019

Many thanks to all our guests who attended the annual Health & Safety Seminar that took place at Hilton Manchester Deansgate yesterday. Special thanks to our speakers – Alexandra Tampakopoulos, Michael Rawlinson, Jim Buchanan and Craig Ferguson.

24th Sep 2019Events

Regulatory Crime Seminar 2019

Members of 2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Group would be delighted for you to join them at their annual event: Regulatory Crime Seminar 2pm – 5pm Thursday 3rd October 2019   Hilton Manchester Deansgate With drinks and canapés to follow at Cloud 23    This seminar is accredited for 3 CPD Hr(s) This years’ Regulatory […]

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] […]