- 26 March 2021
Sam qualified as a Solicitor in 2016 and has experience in dealing with criminal defence and regulatory work.
Prior to obtaining his position at Taylor Haldane Barlex, Sam was fortunate to have gained in-depth and extensive experience through employment with a leading Criminal Law Chambers in London and additionally a number of work-based placements which exposed him to various areas of Law. This served only to confirm his desire to ultimately specialise in the field of Criminal & Regulatory Law.
Sam is regularly instructed by the Health & Safety Executive and Local Authorities to prosecute large corporate companies and individuals for serious breaches of Health and Safety Law, including Section 2 and 3 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Further to this he is instructed to prosecute less common regulatory breaches including work at height, construction and design regulations and gas explosions. These cases are often of a sensitive nature involving fatalities or serious life changing injury.
Sam is involved in prosecuting these matters from the outset, conducting advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court and preparing cases all the way to Crown Court Trial and Court of Appeal.
Further to his work with the Health & Safety Executive, Sam is retained by the Police Federation of England and Wales to provide advice and representation to those involved in Post-Incident Procedures which follow a Death or Serious Injury at the hands of the State. Further to this he provides advice and representation to those facing allegations of Misconduct in Public Office and facing Misconduct Proceedings.
He is one of a handful of Lawyers who provides accredited training by College of Policing on behalf of and to the Police Firearms Officers Association, the Police Federation of England & Wales in relation to Post Incident Procedure process.
Sam regularly appears at the Magistrates Court and is a qualified duty solicitor. He undertakes both Legal Aid work and can be instructed on a private basis for cases in both the Magistrates and Crown Court
Clients can be assured of high quality of service and strategic advice from the outset of their case.
- 26 March 2021
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