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Crispin Kenyon

Partner

Admitted in 1980, Crispin has been a partner since 1986 and joined Weightmans in April 2011 where he leads the London office of a nationwide health and safety team which works exclusively in this field.

Crispin's roots are in insurance litigation where he was a specialist for over 30 years in employers', public, product and motor liability claims.

His caseload now exclusively involves advising clients under regulatory investigations and prosecutions by HSE/Environmental Health Officers in local government and Police, as well as inquests, for individuals and the full range of commercial business activity including construction, waste management, leisure, transport, education, care sector, manufacturing and fire safety.

Crispin is frequently instructed by other specialist firms where conflicts of interest arise.

He is a regular speaker at Health & Safety seminars for clients and the firm and on behalf of the Health & Safety Lawyers Association of which he has been Hon Treasurer and executive member since 2010.

As to notable cases he acted for Veolia Environmental Services in the leading 2011 case on interpretation of health and safety law (R v Tangerine Confectionary & Veolia ES(UK) Ltd and for an interested party in the Administrative Court decision November 2013 Chief Constable of Devon & Cornwall v HM Coroner for Plymouth Torbay and South Devon dealing with questions for coroner's juries.

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Insights Steel company fined for releasing toxic substances

Tata Steel UK Limited has been fined after the release of toxic and flammable substances from its Scunthorpe site.

Insights Soft toy filling company sentenced after worker loses hand

The Stuffing Plant Ltd has been sentenced after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

Insights Passenger air transport company fined after worker left with brain damage

Signature Flight Support London Luton Ltd has been fined after an employee was crushed by hangar doors.

Insights Company sentenced after boy suffered life-changing injuries on farm

An eight year old boy who fell from a vehicle on his parent’s farm has had to have a leg amputated.

Insights Company fined after worker becomes entangled in netting

A vegetable growing company was sentenced after a worker suffered a head injury.

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"Crispin Kenyon, who is lauded for his 'communication skills and sound advice', heads the London regulatory team."

Legal 500 2015

"Crispin Kenyon is a highly experienced health and safety practitioner who handles both prosecution and defence work. He acts for an array of clients from various industries including construction and waste."

Chambers and Partner 2017