Legal Update 2012
Kizzy Augustin from Pinsent Masons LLP will provide an update on
relevant criminal cases and any impact they may have on Safety
professionals and industry in general.
Gerard Stillard from Thompsons Solicitors will provide an update
on civil personal injury law and discuss the work that Thompsons do
on workers rights.
What's in it for me
All health and safety practitioners face the challenge of
keeping up to date with statutory requirements and related case law
that can, at times, be fast changing and complex. This event will
offer the rare opportunity to get a legal update (and a brief
question and answers session) on recent changes in health and
safety law and the consequences of failing to meet relevant
There have been several important personal injury developments
in the last year and this is an opportunity to be brought up to
date on the key judgements.
Who should attend?
This meeting is relevant for all members and those working in
the field of health and safety. The updates will also be useful for
those working in areas of people management and human resource
Kizzy Augustin is an associate in the
regulatory team at Pinsent Masons LLP, based in their London
office. Her experience is mainly in criminal litigation,
specialising in the defence of regulatory investigations and in
particular health and safety related matters. She appears regularly
as an advocate in court proceedings and Coroners' inquests and has
spoken at many seminars and lectures on aspects of health and
safety and criminal regulatory law, including Corporate
Manslaughter. She provides advice on a wide range of health and
safety issues to corporate and commercial clients and has a
particular interest in the law relating to directors' health and
safety duties, due diligence and other health and safety issues
within the construction, manufacturing, care homes, fire, local
government, rail and retail industry.
Gerard Stilliard is a team manager at
Thompsons, the UK's most experienced personal injury firm. He has
more than a dozen years' experience acting for the leading trade
unions and their members and has brought numerous significant cases
in the field of personal injury and pension rights.
What you need to know
Refreshments and networking start from 17:30.
There is no need to book, the committee will be pleased
to see you on the night.