AREAS OF PRACTICE

At Morgan Has Solicitors, we have the necessary experience and expertise in advising and acting on behalf of our clients in relation to numerous regulators and regulatory regimes.

 

Examples of regulatory areas that we at Morgan Has Solicitors provide legal advice and assistance include:

  • Health & Safety; including defending criminal proceedings brought by the HSE relating to industrial injury and death
  • Advising on accident investigation
  • Evidential and disclosure obligations
  • Directors’ personal liability
  • Advising on risk assessment
  • Compliance and policy reviews

 

We also advice clients on civil liability issues where damages are claimed following death or injury;

  • Environmental and Planning Regulations
  • Consumer Protection (trademarks, counterfeiting)
  • Product & Food Safety including Trading Standards investigations and the defence of prosecutions issues such as; food hygiene and handling; labelling; false or misleading trades descriptions; due diligence
  • Licensing; including entertainment, liquor and firearms

RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

Recent Legal Developments

Strasbourg upholds right of British courts to impose whole-life terms

Whole-life tariffs are compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights and do not amount to ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. The case was taken to Europe in 2008 by Arthur

Forced marriage now a crime

Forcing someone to marry against their will is now a criminal offence. New legislation introduced on 16 June 2014 by the government is designed to help people in England and Wales. It also applies to UK nationals overseas

Supreme Court dismisses ‘right to die’ appeal

The Supreme Court dismissed the right to die appeal brought by the wife of the late Tony Nicklinson and campaigner Paul Lamb in a landmark judgment today. The appellants claimed the prohibition on assisted suicide in section 2(1)

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