Simon Joyston-Bechal

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal is a director at Turnstone Law. He is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading health & safety lawyers. Having previously qualified as a doctor, he is uniquely placed to deal with technical, safety and health related legal issues. As well as defending H&S enforcement, he focuses on training senior management and advising organisations on legal preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of prosecution in the event an incident occurs. Contact Simon at [email protected]  

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Returning to work once COVID-19 lockdown relaxes – What’s expected in health and safety criminal law and how can you avoid prosecution?

Responding to COVID-19 – What does your organisation need to do to stay on the right side of the criminal law?

Squibb Group case: Court of Appeal reduces level of fine on obtaining ‘likelihood of harm’ evidence

New sentencing guidelines propose jail terms of up to 18 years for gross negligence manslaughter

H&S defendants saved from worst effects of latest sentencing guideline on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea

Why the next set of draft sentencing guidelines will increase fines

The new sentencing guidelines: is your board prepared?

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