News and Events - Criminal Regulatory

10th Jun 2024News

Appeal allowed in Health & Safety Case reducing fine by £800K for company represented by Alex Tampakopoulos

This case involved the prosecution of a leading national outdoor education provider who pleaded guilty to three health and safety offences following two serious incidents of finger entrapment involving children, against a background of numerous finger entrapment incidents across its adventure centres over a decade. The appeal sought to reduce the fine of £1M imposed […]

5th Jan 2024News

Paul Renteurs features in ‘Fatal Flight: Shoreham’ documentary

Paul Renteurs has featured in a documentary on Discovery Plus concerning the investigation of the Shoreham Airshow crash in 2015. ‘Fatal Flight: Shoreham‘ explores the circumstances of the crash itself, the investigation that followed, and the legal proceedings in both the criminal and coronial courts. Appearing alongside families of those who lost their lives in […]

5th Sep 2023News

Members of chambers act for both parties in prosecution of Pret A Manger

Pret A Manger was fined £800,000 for a health and safety offence, relating to an incident when a member of staff became locked in a small walk-in freezer in a remote kitchen at Victoria Coach Station, following the failure of the door release mechanism.  The member of staff was hospitalised with suspected hypothermia having been found […]