The Public Interest Test – A Guide for Health & Safety Lawyers – Webinar


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In light of the changing landscape of health and safety prosecutions, it is crucial for legal professionals to approach cases with a comprehensive understanding of recent case law. The surge in sentences emphasizes the need for careful consideration and strategic approaches. It is imperative to exercise caution when assessing the public interest test.

Join Laura Thomas in this insightful and concise webinar as she delves into the relevant factors that influence the public interest assessment and their practical application by enforcing authorities. Gain a deeper understanding of the decision-making process behind prosecutions, including key aspects such as the Code for Crown Prosecutors, the HSE Enforcement Policy Statement, and the pivotal role of relevant case law.

Key Highlights:

  1. Understanding the Mechanics: Explore the intricacies involved in the decision to prosecute, examining the underlying mechanisms and considerations.
  2. Code for Crown Prosecutors: Gain insights into the guidelines that inform the decision-making process and shape the outcome of health and safety prosecutions.
  3. HSE Enforcement Policy Statement: Uncover the significance of the policy statement in defining the enforcement approach and its implications for legal proceedings.
  4. Significance of Case Law: Analyze the impact of relevant case law and its influence on the interpretation and application of the public interest test.

Join us for this informative webinar to expand your knowledge and gain valuable insights into health and safety prosecutions. Laura Thomas, an esteemed legal professional, will guide you through the complexities of the public interest test, empowering you with the tools to navigate these challenging legal landscapes effectively.

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