s172 Planning enforcement notices
What do you do if I have been served with a planning enforcement notice? What are the consequences of non compliance with a planning enforcement notice? Quentin reveals all.
POSTED: Monday, October 8, 2018
What Are The Requirements Of The New HMO Regulations
It is an offence to let a HMO without a licence. If you do so, the Local Housing Authority will have two options. The first will be to impose a civil penalty of up to £30,000 under section 249A of the Housing Act 2004. The other option open to the Local Housing Authority is to pursue a prosecution against you under section 72 of the Housing Act 2004.
POSTED: Friday, September 28, 2018
Personal liability of directors for criminal offences
This article will explore the general principles of personal liability of directors for criminal offences and examine what I have found to be the most common examples of such liability coming before the criminal courts
POSTED: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Direct Access Litigation Qualified Barrister
Although there are many direct access qualified barristers only a very small minority of those at the Bar are qualified to conduct litigation. This can have an enormous effect upon the conduct of your case.
POSTED: Monday, September 21, 2015
New health and safety rules for the self-employed
Quentin Hunt, barrister at 2 Bedford Row and a member of the Attorney General's 'A List' of approved advocates for health and safety and regulatory work, explains what changes will mean in practice.
POSTED: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution
Quentin Hunt acting on behalf of Transport For London has concluded the successful prosecution of the controversial App based Private Hire Vehicle Operator Uber for road traffic offences. Read further to find out more..
POSTED: Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Health and Safety Sentencing Success
Quentin appeared on behalf of FA who had been the Principal Contractor on a large scale commercial building project in South East London. Following the collapse of a structure at the site a 92 year old woman suffered near fatal injuries. The defendant pleaded guilty to an offence under regulation 28(2) of the Construction (Design and Management ) Regulations 2007.
POSTED: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Success in Work at Height Regulations trial
Quentin acted in the case of the Health and Safety Executive v Mark Hayes, a trial at Southwark Crown Court. The case centred around an allegation of a breach of the defendant's duties under Regulation 4 of the Work At Height Regulations 2005 in respect of scaffolding works. Read further to find out more..
POSTED: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Section 7 - Health and Safety at Work Act
Section 7 of the HSWA puts a duty upon employees to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions at work.
POSTED: Wednesday, March 19, 2014