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


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Navigating Health and Safety Prosecutions: Understanding the Public Interest

As health and safety prosecutions continue to evolve, it is crucial for legal professionals to approach cases with a meticulous understanding of recent case law. While the number of prosecutions may be declining, the severity of sentences has seen a significant surge. This highlights the need for health and safety lawyers to exercise utmost care when assessing the public interest aspect of each case.

Join Laura Thomas, an esteemed presenter, in this concise and insightful webinar as she delves into the essential factors that influence the public interest and their application by the enforcing authority. Gain valuable insights into the intricate workings of the decision to prosecute, familiarize yourself with the Code for Crown Prosecutors, and explore the HSE Enforcement Policy Statement to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Deciphering the Decision to Prosecute: Explore the mechanics behind the decision-making process, unraveling the factors that influence the choice to pursue legal action.
  2. Code for Crown Prosecutors: Understand the key principles outlined in the Code for Crown Prosecutors, providing essential guidance for health and safety lawyers.
  3. HSE Enforcement Policy Statement: Discover the significance of the HSE Enforcement Policy Statement and its implications for health and safety prosecutions.
  4. Delving into Case Law: Analyze relevant case law to uncover valuable precedents and rulings that shape the landscape of health and safety prosecutions.
  5. Ensuring Compliance: Equip yourself with the knowledge required to navigate the complex web of legal requirements, ensuring a diligent and informed approach.

This concise webinar provides a comprehensive overview of the public interest test in health and safety prosecutions. Expand your expertise and enhance your decision-making capabilities as a health and safety lawyer. Register today to secure your spot and stay ahead in this dynamic legal landscape.

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