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LEGAL COMMENT: Court of Appeal rules against Serious Fraud Office in landmark legal privilege case

In a case watched closely by both the legal and corporate industries, mining group ENRC has won a legal victory against the Serious Fraud Office..

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner


Workplace wellbeing

Until now the focus of workplace health and safety has always been on safeguarding employees against risk of physical harm.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner


Weightmans boosts risk and compliance offering with new consultant

National law firm Weightmans has appointed leading Risk and Compliance expert Andrea Cohen as Consultant to Weightmans Compli...

Andrea Cohen
Andrea Cohen Consultant


New ruling on the service failure test in clinical cases

Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner examines Weightmans’ recent Court of Appeal case striking down the test applied by the Health Service…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner


Focus on… Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

Employers may at times feel as though the duty for safeguarding an individual’s health and safety lies solely with them. This is not always the case…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner


Trust fined £330,000 for falls deaths

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust received fines in respect of five breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner


Drayton Manor incident - comments from Weightmans Health and Safety expert

An investigation is underway after a young girl died after falling from a ride at a Staffordshire theme park.


Root cause analysis investigation reports

A root cause analysis investigation is an investigation undertaken to establish the originating causes which have led to a death or an avoidable…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

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