Gary is a Partner in the firm and heads the Regulatory Team. He has a particular emphasis on all aspects of employment related criminal matters and Health and Safety and Regulatory Law.
Gary regularly receives instructions in the following cases:
- Health & Safety investigations and prosecutions
- Gross negligence manslaughter and corporate manslaughter
- Allegations against professional persons:
(including teachers facing allegations of assault (including sexual assault) against pupils in their care, allegation against care workers for neglect / abuse of vulnerable persons, NHS workers and medical staff facing allegations of negligent treatment, assault (including sexual assault), theft of prescribed drugs etc..)
- Regulatory offences, disciplinary and conduct matters
(including directors disqualification)
- Coroners Inquests
- Serious and general crime
Gary acts for individuals, companies and other organisations and specialises in investigations and prosecutions of corporate manslaughter or manslaughter by gross negligence where there has been a workplace fatality. He has represented clients in high profile and complex cases. Instructions arise from the initial investigation carried out by the police or regulatory body right through to the Magistrates’ or Crown Court trial. He has been instructed in numerous workplace incidents and disaster investigations and represented clients’ interests at Coroners Court inquests.
Gary has a proven track record of advising and representing clients on employment and disciplinary matters and has represented professionals, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, social workers and care workers, teachers and head teachers, prosecutions (as outlined above) and fitness to practise and disciplinary hearings before their regulatory bodies.
Gary also advises companies on health and safety policies and procedures and regulatory compliance across many industries including railways, road and transport, construction, waste, gas and fire. He has also provided training in health and safety to companies, trades unions and other organisations. Gary receives instructions from clients all over the country.