Adrian Darbishire QC

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QEB News: Fishermen’s Friends Manslaughter Trial
3.11.2016 More >

QEB News: Barclays Libor
04.07.2016 More >

QEB News: Shareholders feel the pain? Seminar on the new sentencing guidelines for Health & Safety and Corporate Manslaughter offences
18.11.2015 More >

QEB News: Adrian Darbishire QC defends Consultant Paediatrician cleared of sexual assault
5.11.2015 More >

QEB News: "Wholly improper" private prosecution results in huge costs award
19.10.2015 More >

QEB News: Adrian Darbishire QC and Rachna Gokani comment on the government’s apparent back down on proposals to extend the reach of corporate criminal liability
30.9.2015 More >

QEB News: Health and Safety Fatality - Adrian Darbishire QC represents Projects Manager
25.9.2015 More >

QEB News: MHRA Prosecution Dismissed
25.6.2015 More >

QEB News: Health & Safety Seminar at QEB Hollis Whiteman
5.3.2015 More >

QEB News: Adrian Darbishire QC defends GP acquitted of sexual assault
26.1.2015 More >

QEB News: Adrian Darbishire Silk of the Year at Chambers Bar Awards
3.10.2014 More >

QEB News: Mark Ellison QC and Adrian Darbishire QC are featured as Specialists in Business Crime Defence in Who’s Who Legal 2014
24.9.2014 More >

Adrian Darbishire QC: Notable articles

Adrian Darbishire QC and Rachna Gokani comment on the government’s apparent back down on proposals to extend the reach of corporate criminal liability
Rachna Gokani 30.9.2015
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Notable cases:

MHRA Prosecution Dismissed (2015)
Adrian Darbishire and Rhys Meggy were instructed to defend a pharmaceutical manufacturer, P Ltd., and a senior manager of tha

Re: Dr F (2015)
Adrian Darbishire QC defends GP acquitted of sexual assault

Re: D (2015)
Advising broker under investigation by the SFO over Yen Libor manipulation

Re: R (2015)
Representing derivatives trader charged with Dollar Libor manipulation.

Re: X (2015)
Advising Foreign Exchange trader in relation to various investigations, including one by the SFO.

Inquest into the death of BW (2014)
Inquest into a death by electrocution

R – v – Sterecycle (2014)
Successful prosecution of a recycling company for Corporate Manslaughter

R v Sidebottom (2014)
Mark Ellison QC represents construction company director on manslaughter by gross negligence charge relating to health and s

MHRA v P (2014)
Acts for a pharmaceuticals company who are alleged to have supplied controlled drugs in breach of the Misuse of Drugs act.

R v C (2014)
Acting for leisure company in health and safety prosecution following the drowning of a schoolgirl on a supervised inland bea

Articles:

Adrian Darbishire QC and Rachna Gokani comment on the government’s apparent back down on proposals to extend the reach of corporate criminal liability
30.9.2015
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled
Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled - 30.10.12 Earlier this week, the Government tabled legislation t 30.10.2012
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Aspects of the Section 188 Cartel Offences
Adrian Darbishire discusses aspects of the Cartel Offence, section 188 of the Enterprise Act. 27.2.2007