Crime News

Coronavirus Regulations - Update

Date: 1 Jun, 2020
The third amendment to Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 was made on 31 May and comes in force on 1 June. The amendment makes significant changes to, inter alia, Regulations 6 and 7.

Alistair Haggerty reflects on the sentence imposed on Valero Energy UK Ltd following the fatal explosion at the Pembroke Dock oil refinery

Alistair Haggerty reflects on the sentence imposed on Valero Energy UK Ltd following the fatal explosion at the Pembroke Dock oil refinery

Date: 27 Jun, 2019
Following the case of R (Health & Safety Executive) v Valero Energy UK Ltd and B&A Contracts Ltd, Alistair considers the sentence imposed and the implications for the future.

Sam Jones defends Virgin Media Limited in Street Works Prosecutions

Sam Jones defends Virgin Media Limited in Street Works Prosecutions

Date: 9 May, 2019
Sam Jones was recently instructed to defend Virgin Media Limited against a series of Prosecutions across several London Boroughs.

Nicholas Lee is now available for instructions

Date: 28 Mar, 2019
Nick has been with the Crime team since October 2018 and has seen a wide range of defence and prosecution work with pupil supervisor Mary Cowe.

Corporate manslaughter and the hand of senior management

Corporate manslaughter and the hand of senior management

Date: 5 Mar, 2019
Following farm manager George Perrott's gross negligence manslaughter acquittal last month, the defence team for his employer offer their thoughts on the issues raised during the case.

Caighli Taylor speaks about what junior barristers are making of the issues facing the profession

Caighli Taylor speaks about what junior barristers are making of the issues facing the profession

Date: 23 Nov, 2018
Caighli Taylor spoke with The Times Law's in advance of this Saturday's Annual Bar Conference about what junior barristers are making of the issues facing the profession.

Mary Cowe considers the human cost of digital justice for defendants in Counsel Magazine

Date: 2 Oct, 2018
There's nothing inherently wrong with cost saving but some things simply deserve to be done face-to-face. Mary Cowe examines the impact of video links outside trial.