News and Events - Craig Ferguson


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.

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 […]