News and Events - Criminal Regulatory


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.

25th Jun 2019News

Newsflash: ‘A Just and Fair Culture in Medicine’ Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter Publishes its Report

In 2018 the GMC commissioned an independent review following the death of Jack Adcock and subsequent prosecution and conviction of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. The review working group has now published its report, which can be read in full here. The proceedings that followed Dr Bawa-Garba’s conviction, as GMC CEO Charlie Massey […]

25th Mar 2019News

‘Causation, Statistics and Survivability’

Case Commentary: R (Chidlow) v Senior Coroner for Blackpool and Flyde [2019] EWHC 581 (Admin) 12 March 2019 By Alexandra Tampakopoulos  This case raised two interesting issues for the Divisional Court: (1) the distinction between identification of the cause of death and survivability and (2) whether causation can be proved by statistical evidence relating to survivability. […]

14th Mar 2019News

The Relevance of Linked Organisations in Sentencing Corporate Defendents

Chris Gillespie examines the recent welcome decision of the Court of Appeal in R v NPS London Ltd [2019] EWCA Crim 228 The Court of Appeal has restated the important principle that the mere fact that a corporate defendant is a wholly owned subsidiary of a larger corporation or that a parent company or other […]