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    PRINCIPAL DESIGNER IN THE DOCK AT MOCK TRIAL

    Lawyers and safety group explore new CDM 2015 legal liabilities

    The Working Well Together Group in conjunction with leading law firm Pinset Masons LLP are holding a mock trial under the banner – HSE v Build-it-Quik UK Limited- Guilty or Not Guilty – What’s your verdict? – on 15th September 2016 at St George’s Hall, St George’s Place, Liverpool L1 1JJ

    The mock trial case involves prosecution of a Principal Designer following an accident in the final stages of a construction project in which a labourer sustains serious crush injuries during the transportation of a large glass door.

    The trial aims to explore the duties of contractors and designers under the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 (CDM) and how those involved may be scrutinised by the authorities if an accident occurs.

    Audience will play the jury

    The event will be presented by international law firm Pinsent Masons LLP in conjunction with barristers from leading health and safety chambers 2 Hare Court, London.

    The audience will play the jury and after listening to the witness evidence and the arguments presented by the prosecution and defence lawyers will decide whether the defendant is guilty or not guilty.

    The event will close with a discussion of the trial and also of the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences introduced in February of this year.

    There will be the opportunity to question the legal team. The organisers are confident that:

     “This informative and interactive event is a must for all managers, health and safety advisers and others who work within the construction industry. BOOK NOW! As places are limited. For further information call: 0151 951 3016”

     

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