Partner in the regulatory team
I am a partner and lead the firm’s regulatory team. My work predominantly relates to advising and representing clients in the health and social care and social housing sectors.
I have significant experience in a broad range of regulatory proceedings. I advise clients during police and regulatory investigations. I represent clients in criminal and regulatory proceedings, including health and safety prosecutions, and I have significant experience representing clients during inquests. I have acted in many high profile and complex cases of significant public interest. My clients appreciate my calm approach and ability to provide expert support at a time of crises.
Tim Coolican and Freya Cassia explore the legal and practical options available to providers if a disappointing result is received following an inspection.
Following the launch of the CQC’s new strategy for how it regulates health and social care, many providers will be keen to know more about how the changes might affect them in the future.
The Building Safety Bill (the Bill) is said to be the most significant and wide-ranging change to the regulatory environment for higher risk building (HRBs) for over 45 years.
On 15 July 2020, the Prime Minister committed to an Independent Inquiry into the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the Government continues to relax social distancing requirements, many charities have found the easing of lockdown as difficult to manage as going into lockdown.
The way we observe these important rituals has been turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Yesterday, (23 June) the Prime Minister announced significant changes to lockdown measures for organisations and individuals in England.
Whilst churches across the country currently remain closed, a careful and safe reopening of places of worship is now finally on the horizon.
Covid-19 establishes a solid foundation on which a derogation from Articles 5 and 8 is essential, says Hayden J in the case of BP v Surrey County Council and another  EWCOP 17.
The recent £1.5 million fine imposed on BUPA Care Homes, following the death of a resident from Legionaries disease, demonstrates the increased risk of substantial fines and emphasises the need for organisations within the sector to ensure compliance with their health and safety obligations.
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