Corporate manslaughter

Employers have a duty of care to their staff, and under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act companies and organisations can be charged if management failures and health and safety breaches resulted in a fatality.

Although prosecutions of this sort are fairly rare the cases can be incredibly complex, requiring the comprehensive knowledge of skilled legal professionals to secure a successful outcome. JMW’s team has varied experience in working with corporate clients and we will draw on knowledge from different JMW departments to help with your defence.

Each corporate manslaughter case involves building a bespoke team of lawyers including advocates and consultants where appropriate. We are able to call upon in-house assistance from recognised leaders in the areas such as employment law, corporate recovery, commercial litigation, reputational management and others.

If you are facing corporate manslaughter charges then seeking legal advice as soon as possible is absolutely imperative – contact JMW now on 0345 872 6666 for further assistance.

Corporate manslaughter services

We offer comprehensive assistance to those facing corporate manslaughter proceedings. Our services include:

  • Advice on dawn raids, search and seizure
  • Representation during interviews under caution
  • Gathering evidence during an investigation
  • Challenging the prosecuting agency prior to charge
  • Representation at the lower and higher courts
  • Appeal or judicial review
  • Representation at the Coroner's Court

We also offer assistance in preventing corporate manslaughter from occurring in the first place – we give training and guidance to directors, board members and other professionals about their responsibilities under health and safety legislation.

Get in touch

If you need assistance in fighting a corporate manslaughter charge fill in our contact us box or contact a member of the regulatory team on 0345 872 6666 for further information.

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