Training & Knowledge: Sophia Dower

9th Feb 2021Newsletters

The Fatal Incident

On the morning of 3 July 2019, railway track workers Gareth Delbridge and Michael Lewis were struck and fatally injured by a passenger train at Margam East Junction on the South Wales main line. A third track worker came very close to being struck. The workers were part of a group of six staff undertaking […]

2nd Nov 2020Newsletters

The Sentencing Code – Have we finally solved the Sentencing Jigsaw?

Despite the sentencing being undertaken by Courts on a daily basis, the body of law which governs this exercise is anything but straightforward. The current law of sentencing is complex, multi-faceted and ever evolving. Sentencing procedure is spread across a vast number of statutes. In its examination of sentencing law, the Law Commission compiled a […]

6th Apr 2020Newsletters

“New balls please”: Joe Marler takes the dark arts of rugby a step too far

The Incident On 7 March 2020, England played Wales at Twickenham Stadium in the Six Nations Rugby Championship, winning 33 points to 30.  During the first half of the match, England’s prop forward Joe Marler was seen to grab the genitals of Wales’ captain, Alun Wyn Jones. Although this incident went unnoticed by officials during […]