Specialising in regulatory law across a range of sectors.
I am a Partner and lead the firm’s Regulatory Team. My work predominantly relates to advising and representing clients in the Health and Social Care and Social Housing sectors.
I have significant experience in a broad range of regulatory proceedings. I advise clients during police and regulatory investigations. I represent clients in criminal and regulatory proceedings, including health and safety prosecutions, and I have significant experience representing clients during inquests. I have acted in many high profile and complex cases of significant public interest. My clients appreciate my calm approach and ability to provide expert support at a time of crises.
The recent £1.5 million fine imposed on BUPA Care Homes, following the death of a resident from Legionaries disease, demonstrates the increased risk of substantial fines and emphasises the need for organisations within the sector to ensure compliance with their health and safety obligations.
A long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified that a lower standard of proof should apply than previously thought before an Inquest can return a conclusion of suicide.
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