Training & Knowledge: Tom Day

5th Oct 2022Newsletters

Particularising the indictment in a criminal regulatory prosecution: the law and consequences

Introduction When faced with a criminal regulatory prosecution, as with any criminal prosecution, the indictment is the most important document in the case; but what should be contained within it and what are the possible ramifications of the introduction of particulars of the offence? This topic deserves further exploration but what follows is an introduction […]

23rd Mar 2018Newsletters

An Analysis of the Sentencing Process in HSE v Martin Baker Aircraft Ltd

Following on from Ben Rich’s article on Whirlpool, Tom Day analyses the sentencing process in HSE v Martin Baker Aircraft Ltd On 23 February 2018, following a two day sentencing hearing, Mrs Justice Carr imposed on Martin Baker Aircraft Limited (MBAL) a fine of £1.1 million for one offence contrary to section 3 of the […]

7th Dec 2017Newsletters

Driving Offences Which Cause Serious Injury or Death

On 1 February 2017 the consultation by the Ministry of Justice on driving offences and the penalties for those offences which cause death and serious injury was closed. On 20 October 2017 it was announced that the 9,000 responses showed ‘considerable support’ for the proposals.  Accordingly, the Government would proceed with its plans to increase […]

25th Sep 2017Newsletters

General Medical Council v Jagjivan & PSA [2017] EWHC 1247 (Admin)

The High Court considered the jurisdiction of the GMC to bring appeals, and proved willing to overturn perverse findings of fact  The GMC chose Dr J’s case as the first appeal it brought with its new powers of appeal. Dr J was employed as a cardiology Registrar. At a consultation with a 27-year old patient […]

4th Oct 2016Newsletters

Strengthening Tax Avoidance Sanctions and Deterrents

The deadline of 12 October 2016 for responses to HMRC’s consultation document “Strengthening Tax Avoidance Sanctions and Deterrents: A discussion document” will soon be upon us. It is regularly the case that proposals in these documents remain notwithstanding any criticism they may receive as a result of the consultation. This provides a convenient moment to […]