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UK Bar Guide 2023

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Health & Safety
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Provided by Craig Hassall KC

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Craig Hassall KC strikes exactly the right tone at health and safety hearings and inquests and has a good rapport with clients.” “He is calm under pressure, level-headed and strategic.” “He’s able to deal with technical, complex cases.” Chambers & Partners (2022)

“an exceptionally gifted counsel. He quickly instils confidence in clients. A silk with an eye for the details but never loses sight of the bigger picture.” Legal 500 (2022)

Craig has extensive experience of representing corporate defendants. He can be relied upon to approach a case commercially and with a view to avoiding reputational damage. He is experienced in explaining the commercial reality of corporate accounts to lay and professional tribunals and regularly advises boards of directors in relation to criminal and coronial proceedings.

His cases often involve fatalities and he has appeared for both regulators and potential defendants at numerous inquests. His practice encompasses criminal proceedings brought by a wide range of other regulators in the areas of environmental crime, trading standards, fire safety and food safety and he has particular expertise in cases involving allergen control.

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Health & Safety - Northern/North Eastern (Bar)
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Band 2

Craig Hassall KC
Craig Hassall KC is commended for his ability to handle high-profile cases involving fatalities and serious injuries. He regularly prosecutes on behalf of the HSE, although he also has experience of representing corporate defendants. He is able to offer additional expertise in fire safety and food safety matters.

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