News and Events - Criminal Regulatory

25th Jan 2023News

Tom Day’s client unanimously acquitted in Health and Safety prosecution.

Tom Day’s client, PD, was charged with two offences under section 2(1) and section 3(2) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.  The alleged offences arose out of an accident on a building site during the course of renovations of a house. In 2018 two labourers were injured by a wall collapsing onto […]

22nd Dec 2022News

The Times | Lawyer of the week: Oliver Glasgow KC

Oliver Glasgow KC was recently interviewed by The Times and named Lawyer of the Week. Oliver recently prosecuted Jordan McSweeney, 29, for the sexual assault and murder of Zara Aleena, a law graduate, in June this year.  At the Old Bailey in London, McSweeney was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 38 years. […]

7th Nov 2022News

David Whittaker KC acts for transport company in Health & Safety prosecution

Lescost Transport were charged under section 3(1) and 33(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the allegation relating to the injury of an individual who was attempting to deal with an unsecured load on one of its double-decker trailers. Lescost operates a haulage service across the UK and is part of United […]

5th Oct 2022News

2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Group Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter Alexandra  Tampakopoulos Editor Welcome to the Autumn Edition of 2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. The Criminal Regulatory Team are delighted that Chambers has been shortlisted for three awards by Chambers and Partners including Health and Safety Set of The Year and […]

7th Apr 2022News

James Buchanan defends director of roofing company

James Buchanan successfully defended the director of a roofing company, who was acquitted of gross negligence manslaughter today, following a four week trial at Brighton Crown Court, in front of Mr Justice Wall.   In July 2018, a subcontractor of Southern Asphalt Ltd sustained fatal injuries following a fall from a ladder whilst working on […]