News July 2018

30 Jul 2018

Sentencing in fire safety offences

In R v Butt EWCA Crim 1617, the Court of Appeal sets out the correct approach to sentencing in fire safety offences.

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24 Jul 2018

Planning Bar 2018-19

Megan Thomas has been elected Secretary of the Planning Environment Local Government Bar Association (“PEBA”).

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18 Jul 2018

Employment Law Conference – Review of the Year 2018

On 5 October 2018, Mukhtiar Singh will be joining other employment law experts and teaming up with MBL at this now well-established event.

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06 Jul 2018

Gross Negligence Manslaughter - Oliver Saxby QC instructed to prosecute

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to prosecute a mother charged over the death of her 12-month old baby, A.

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06 Jul 2018

Nuisance from barbecues

A settlement in the nuisance claim brought by Highbury Fields residents in Highbury Magistrates’ Court over barbecuing in the Fields has been reached.

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05 Jul 2018

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies appear in 'deadly' slimming pills case

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies instructed by Harrow Council successfully prosecuted an individual who sold ‘DNP’ slimming pills over the internet for offences of manslaughter in what has been described as a ‘landmark case’.

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02 Jul 2018

Court of Appeal ruling on the meaning of the term “recovery”

Neal Soil Suppliers Limited & Others v Natural Resources Wales [2017] EWCA Crim 645 involved an appeal arising from a Crown Court ruling in the course of a preparatory hearing in relation to the meaning of the term “recovery”.

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