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UK Health and Safety Barrister of the Year

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Direct Access and Referral Barrister.
at St Pauls Chambers, Leeds & Gough Square Chambers, London

Professional Endorsements

Ivan A

ACCA Disciplinary Panel

Morpeth I would just like to convey to you my sincere thanks for your excellent guidance and expertise yesterday, your in depth knowledge of case...

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Stephen Eccles, Partner Pinney Taulford Solicitors

Directors Disqulification

Jeremy is a real expert in Directors Disqualification matters. I instructed him on an urgent matter, he was able to assimilate the facts quickly and...

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Malcolm Statman

Director Gateway Homes

Jeremy advised us on a difficult  regulatory issue in a professional manner that resulted in an excellent outcome for the company and...

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Peter McKenna

Partner TLW Solicitors   http://www.tlwsolicitors.co.uk/

Jeremy has advised the practice on a number of issues relating to SRA compliance with a professional and informed approach that focussed on...

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Legal advice to business and professional people, direct from an experienced barrister. For a quick response on replies ro regulatory investigations, hearings, trading standards, HSE, environmental and planning law, call now to discuss your legal issues.

 Jeremy has 30 years experience in a variety of areas of law. He represents both companies and professionals before tribunals, and in regulatory or fraud cases and is an expert climate change lawyer. 

You can instruct Jeremy directly or by using a solicitor.

Recent Instructions 

SRA:   - Defending in numerious cases concerning APR, Solicitors Accounts Rules,Stamp Duty Land Tax, Use of Client Account for Escrow services and cases involving international financial instrument cases. 

Interventions - including sucessful representations to persuade SRA not to intervene in high profile case. Also  Esdon v Law Sociey  High Court March 2015 Application to withdraw Intervention. Recent High Court decision March 2016 in Ramasamy v Law Society  

Traffic Commissioner - Public Inquiry representing PSV operator arising out of complex restructuring.

Accountants  /Actuaries   - Allegations of dishonesty, exam issues, non disclosure of previous convictions.                       [Board Member of AADB for 4 years]. Successful defences of Actuary and ICEAW member.

FCA - Collective investments, Fit and Proper Person rules, Unregulated investments.

Claims Management Regulator - Currently leading Angharad Davies in First Tier Tribunal ( Regulatory Chamber) Appeal against £850,000 fine in Zahier Hussain v Claims Management Regulator for Andrew Short of Short Richardson, Newcastle.

Investigation under Compensation (Claims Management Services)Regulations  2006 Advice re PPI fees in respect of Conduct of Authorise Persons Rules  2013 [Re Direct Assist]

Director Disqualification  

- Instructed to defend principal defendant in 'Pensions Liberation' CDDA proceedings.

- Recent decision in Sec State v PP [ 2015] EWHC 2626 (Ch)  Rare case under s8 Company Director Disqualification Act.

Luton Town FC. Large private company where representations resulted in withdrawl  of proceedings. 

Rewable Energy Consumer Code panel   - Alleged breaches of Code by Solar Panel Installation company.

OFT  -  Successful representations to resolve investigation into Quick Homes sales company.

Trading Standards   - Numerous Product Safety Defence cases. Advice to Trading Standards re Food Labelling prosecutions against manufacturer and supermarket. - Regulatory advice re Food Safety case relating to Dioxins & Furans in Pig gilts.

Environment and Planning.     - Prosecution for ePRN Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regs. Prosecution under Environmental  Protection Act, depositing inert and non inert waste. Advice on climate change law,regulation policy to a national government.

Environment Agency Flood Control enforcement where Planning Permission granted in form of Certificate of Lawfulness.

Complex EU procurement, planning and general contractual issues for Carbon Capture Storage Research programme.

- Enforcement under Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and Lawful Development Certificate, Town and Country Planning Act 1990  s191 as amended.

- Issue of Temporary Stop Notice Section 171E of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 in relation to Recyclying Plant. 

By instructing Jeremy to act or manage the case/transaction in this way, the client receives a top quality service, often making significant savings on the fees that have been quoted elsewhere.

Contact Jeremy on 0844 2722322 to discuss your case or for advice on your company's growth.

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