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Alexander Stein

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Alexander Stein
Alexander Stein has recognised expertise in health and safety matters and is regularly instructed to prosecute cases on behalf of the HSE. His work covers a wide spectrum of cases, including gross negligence manslaughter and serious accident claims arising from workplace accidents. He also acts for both individuals and corporates facing prosecution.
Strengths: "He is always responsive and approachable." "A real details man and an effective cross-examiner." "He has real gravitas in court and has a thorough command of his cases."
Recent work: Instructed in a gross negligence and corporate manslaughter prosecution arising from a workplace death at a recycling facility.
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Alex Stein has a nationwide practice focused on regulatory law and is on the list of Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health & Safety and Environmental Law [List A]. He sits on the management committee of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association and chairs the 2 Bedford Row Health and Safety Group.

Alex defends health and safety, environmental and food safety cases on behalf of individuals and corporates with insurer funding and regularly defends drivers charged with fatal RTA offences. He is on the approved panel for all the major insurers.

He attends inquests on behalf of the HSE and corporates in work related deaths. Throughout 2014 and 2015 he was the sole advocate instructed on behalf of the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service at the Hillsborough Inquests. In 2019 he represented a number of ex-paratroopers at the Ballymurphy Massacre Inquests in Belfast.

Alex prosecutes work related deaths cases on behalf of the HSE and Local Authorities. He also regularly prosecutes on behalf of the Pensions Regulator [including the well-publicised case TPR v Dominic Chappell] and has extensive experience of Pensions and Trading Standards Law.

Alex is also regularly instructed in disciplinary hearings and sits as a legal assessor for UKCP.

He has substantial experience in proceeds of crime. In R v Pace [2014] 1 Cr.App.R 34 he successfully represented the appellant in the landmark ruling on s327 POCA offences.

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Health and Safety Lawyers Association

Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers

Fraud Lawyers Association

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