- R v Hawkins, Dixon & MPM North West Ltd—aspects of gross negligence manslaughter
- Inadequate particularisation
- Expert opinion on the ultimate issue
- No case to answer
- Key points and conclusions
Corporate Crime analysis: Defendants facing gross negligence manslaughter (GNM) charges in the context of accidents at work should be alert to the prosecution’s duty properly to set out its case and to prove each and every element of the offence. Christopher Adams, barrister at Henderson Chambers, reflects on the key issues arising from a recent, successful, defence of GNM charges following a workplace fatal accident.
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