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The Chief Coroner’s report to the Lord Chancellor (2015/2016)

Executive summary The outgoing Chief Coroner, Judge Peter Thornton QC, published his annual report to the Lord Chancellor on 15 July 2016.


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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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Possibility of no further inquests for deaths under DoLS?

Proposed Policing and Crime Bill amendment would remove the duty to hold an inquest where the deceased was deprived of liberty under the Mental…


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Health and safety sentencing guidelines – fines on the increase

On 1 February 2016, the new sentencing guidelines for H&S offences came into force. They require an assessment of turnover to set a starting point for…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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A lesson for unsuspecting Company Officers – recent SFO successes and what they mean for Company Officers

Criminal law and practice is evolving at a fast pace in the areas of economic crime, and area that includes fraud, bribery and corruption. As a result…

Euros Jones
Euros Jones Partner

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Coroners' forms and investigation process explained

What coroners' forms are available, how do they fit into to the whole process, what is their purpose, who receives them and why?

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior partner

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Disclosure to and by coroners

Over the last few years there have been huge changes to both law and practice with regard to disclosure of information to coroners.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior partner

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ACoP for the CDM 2015 Regulations?

When the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 were introduced in April 2015, the HSE published guidance, L153, to accompany them.


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