Training & Knowledge: James Buchanan

7th Dec 2018Newsletters

Case Commentary: R v WINTERTON [2018] EWCA Crim 2435

Andrew Winterton was convicted of the gross negligence manslaughter of Shane Wilkinson. He was also convicted of three counts alleging breaches of ss7 and 37 of the HSWA. He was sentenced to a total of four years’ imprisonment. A co-defendant, Dean Wortley, was acquitted of manslaughter but convicted of health and safety offences. He received […]

8th Nov 2016Newsletters

 Control of Premises, Section 4 HSWA

During the course of 2016 members of chambers have been instructed to represent the freehold owners of commercial properties following accidents at or on those premises. The premises were let to the operators of businesses unconnected to the freeholders and the terms of the leases (or tenancies-at-will) purported to make the tenants solely responsible for […]