Grenfell charge delays understandable, but where have all the corporate manslaughter prosecutions gone?

Roper, Victoria (2019) Grenfell charge delays understandable, but where have all the corporate manslaughter prosecutions gone? The Company Lawyer, 40 (8). pp. 265-267. ISSN 0144-1027

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Abstract

Reflects on the delays in bringing criminal prosecutions against companies associated with the Grenfell Tower disaster. Reviews the potential corporate manslaughter offence under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, its application to date, and the reasons for its restricted use. Considers the complexities of the Grenfell Tower litigation, and the implications of a successful corporate manslaughter prosecution in the case.
Legislation cited
Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (c.19)

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate manslaughter, Delay, Fire precautions, High rise buildings
Subjects: M200 Law by Topic
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 07 May 2019 14:55
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2019 14:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/39208

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