Regulation and Business Crime 3C

LA’s Recent Regulatory Cases

We keep telling you how much experience we have, and that our teams have the knowledge and expertise in the business sector to help you no matter what your problem. If you need a bit more to go on we’ve pulled together some examples of the recent cases our teams have worked on. They’ll give you an idea of the level of work and commitment we put in to get fair results for our clients. They also show the diversity of cases and clients we work for and they might give you an idea of how we can help you now and in the future.

  • R v Costain Limited (2014)
    Prosecution after a large telehandler overturned in Newbury, resulting in the death of the driver and exposure of construction workers and shoppers to risk
  • R v DSI Plumbing & Heating Limited and others (2014)
    Prosecution of gas installers for defective work during construction of two large housing developments in Poole and Reading
  • R v Asbestos Damage Limitations Limited (2014)
    Prosecution of a former licensed asbestos removal contractor for working without a licence in Hove
  • R v Nawaz (2014)
    Prosecution of a landlord for failure to carry out gas safety checks at property in Slough
  • R v WW Martin Limited and Brandclad Limited (2014)
    Prosecution following a fall through a fragile roof in Canterbury
  • R v Anchor Services [GB] Limited (2014)
    Prosecution following the fatality of a lone working security guard from carbon monoxide in Gravesend
  • R v Buxton Building Contractors Limited (2014)
    Prosecution following exposure of workers to asbestos at a school in Surrey
  • R v Prestige Construction Services Limited (2013)
    Prosecution following serious injury to a construction worker who fell from height at a project in Fareham

Significant cases of previous years include:

  • R v Britannia Hotels Limited (2013)
    Prosecution following exposure of construction workers and guests to asbestos at a hotel in Folkestone
  • R v JH Carruthers Limited (formerly Konecranes UK Limited) and another (2012)
    Prosecution following the fatality of a worker during a lifting operation at a site in Berkshire
  • R v Marks & Spencer plc and others (2011)
    Prosecution following risk of exposure of workers, staff and shoppers to asbestos at stores in Reading and Bournemouth
  • R v Heineken (UK) Limited and Dalkia Utilities Services Limited (2011)
    Prosecution following an investigation into carbon dioxide related fatality in a brewery
  • R v BAE Systems Properties Limited and others (2010)
    Prosecution following an investigation into injury during construction of a secure data facility
  • R v Interserve (Defence) Limited and another (2010)
    Prosecution of a facilities manager for asbestos management failures at an MOD site
  • R v Southern Gas Networks plc (2010)
    Prosecution following an injury to a member of the public during roadworks
  • R v Linden Limited and another (2010)
    Prosecution following a fatality/injuries caused by an overturning telehandler
  • R v Veolia ES (UK) Limited (2010)
    Prosecution following a fatal accident to a litter picker on a dual carriageway
  • R v Biffa Waste Services Limited (2010)
    Prosecution following an investigation into fatality of a member of the public visiting a tip
  • R v Lifeways Community Care Limited (2010)
    Prosecution following the fatal scalding of a service user in a supported living facility
  • R v Tangerine Confectionery Limited (2010)
    Prosecution of a sweet manufacturer following an employee’s death in a machine
  • R v Laing O’Rourke Infrastructure Limited and SGB Services Limited (2009)
    Prosecution following a fatality/serious injury during construction of Heathrow Terminal 5

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