Cases by Area of Law


R v OY

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary
Summary: Defence of a director and two companies arising out of the death of an employee overcome by fumes on a biogas plant.
View press coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-31599509

R v CN Ltd

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary
Summary: Defence of the company and director arising out of the death on an employee consequent upon the explosion of a pressure vessel used as part of a heating system.
View press coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-29791843

R v JG Installations

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary
Summary: Defence of a company prosecuted under the HSWA in relation to the death of a child crushed in an electric gate.
View press coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-27816688

R v KAS

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary
Summary: Prosecution of a company involved in the running of a private airfield arising out of the death of it’s Chief Fire Safety Officer when a cylinder containing gas suppressant, which was being removed from equipment provided by the MOD, exploded
View press coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-26721820

R v LJ

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary
Summary: Defence of a man charged with murder. The victim was kicked an beaten to death and thereafter the body was burned. This case received significant nationwide publicity.
View press coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-25139185

R v Liverpool & Bradshaw

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary

Summary: Simon prosecuted the two men for conspiracy to rob and murder singer Joss Stone at her home in Devon.  It received national and international attention. To read more about this case visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-22013160.

R v RP

[2012] Cr.App.R (S) 497, [2011] EWCA Crim 1919

Barrister: Simon Morgan
Area of Law: Regulatory and Disciplinary

Summary: Defence of a man indicted for attempted murder, rape, aggravated arson (x2) and aggravated burglary. He broke into her house at night to commit burglary. He raped her, tied her to her bed to which he set fire, attacked her again with a knife and then set fire to the house.

View press coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-13298439

The Queen on the application of Clive Rees Associates, Solicitors and Swansea Magistrates’ Court and Rees Davies and Partners, Solicitors [2011] EWHC 3155 (Admin)

Barrister: Jeremy Phillips
Area of Law:
Licensing

Summary: Drafting/advising upon successful application to the Divisional Court challenging unlawful transfer of legal aid in criminal proceedings.

Hart DC v Medvit Ltd

(2011)

Barrister: Jeremy Phillips 
Area of Law: 
Licensing

Summary: Prosecution of hotel/conference centre for breach of food hygiene regulations.