Health and Safety Fatality - Adrian Darbishire QC represents Projects Manager

Adrian Darbishire QC represented AB, the Projects Manager of a building company. 

Mr B, the Managing Director and the company were each charged with manslaughter.  A worker had died after a wall collapsed during building work.  Following negotiations with the prosecution, Mr B pleaded guilty to two offences contrary to the CDM Regulations and was formally acquitted of the manslaughter charge.  Mr B received a suspended sentence together with an order to pay £5,000 towards the prosecution costs.

Adrian was leading Simon Antrobus of Crown Office Chambers, instructed by Andrew Roach of DAC Beachcroft.

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