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Gross negligence manslaughter in 2021: a study of R v MPM

Gross negligence manslaughter in 2021: a study of R v MPM HSLA Webinar 23 September, 2021 Speakers: Prashant Popat QC, Henderson Chambers Oliver Campbell QC, Henderson Chambers Richard Crockford, Clyde & Co Chaired by Tim Hill, HSLA events lead Summary Prashant Popat QC, Oliver Campbell QC and Christopher Adams, of Henderson Chambers, instructed by Richard …

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Trust me, I’m an expert…

Trust me, I’m an expert… A team from Finch Consulting comprising Sue Dearden and professional experts Dr Steve Cowley and Melvin Sandell discussed: the key differences between requirements for experts and their evidence in the civil and criminal courts; how experts might assist with a reasonable practicability defence, with sentencing band allocation and with mitigation; …

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The Courts’ approach to the Sentencing Council’s Guideline on Harm and Risk of Harm

The Courts’ approach to the Sentencing Council’s Guideline on Harm and Risk of Harm​ James Ageros Q.C. – Crown Office Chambers​ Valerie Charbit – Red Lion Chambers  The application of the Sentencing Council’s Guideline regarding harm appears to be a difficult area for both Judges and lawyers. This presentation will consider the case law and …

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The Courts and Risk: A case of “I’m sorry I haven’t a clue”?

Summary of the presentation given by Dr Louise Smail and Mike Appleby of Fisher Scoggins Waters at DAC Beachcroft 23rd January 2020 The Presentation The 2016 Sentencing Guideline observes that health and safety offences are concerned with failures to manage risks to health and safety.  Yet neither the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 …

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HSLA Annual Conference 2019 Panel Discussion & Seminar Slides

HSLA Annual Conference and Dinner, Fishmongers’ Hall, 22nd November, 2019. The future landscape for wellbeing, stress, mental health and its regulation Mary Lawrence, Osborne Clarke and Amy Sadro, Eversheds. Mary Lawrence, Osborne Clarke Amy Sadro, Eversheds Click to view ‘The future landscape for wellbeing, stress, mental health and its regulation.’ Regulation of Public Service Vehicles …

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The Development of Sentencing Guidelines for offences arising out of work and trends in their application

Presentation by Sir Colman Treacy & Oliver Campbell QC from the HSLA event at Henderson Chambers 17th October, 2019 The evening had two short seminars:  The Development of the Sentencing Guidelines for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter” by Sir Colman Treacy. Trends in the application of the Sentencing Guidelines” by …

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