Health & Safety: House of Lords Decision

Judgement has been handed down by the House of Lords in R v Chargot [2008] UKHL 73, in which Richard Matthews and Jamas Hodivala appeared for the respondents. This landmark decision provides authoritative guidance on the employers Health & Safety duties, the burden of proof, ‘reasonable practicability’ and the liability of company directors for Health & Safety breaches by their companies.

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