Sailesh Mehta writes “Weighing up the Law” column for FPA Magazine

January 22, 2024

In the latest issue of Fire Protection Association Magazine, Sailesh Mehta is joined by Kizzy Augustin (Mischon De Reya) to discuss:

-the growing trend of company director prosecutions over fire safety failings
-the need for a legislative benchmark for competence
– the anticipated final report of the Grenfell Inquiry and its potential impact on the future of fire prosecutions

Sailesh Mehta specialises in regulatory law. He leads the Red Lion Chambers Fire Law Team. He is instructed in serious fire cases, advising and representing companies and their directors. Read more: [Red Lion Chambers Fire Law Team]

Kizzy Augustin is Head of Health & Safety and is a Partner in the White Collar Crime & Investigations Group at Mischon de Reya. She has significant experience in defending companies, senior directors, and employees in corporate manslaughter and serious fire safety prosecutions: [Kizzy Augustin Profile]

Read columns here: [pp60-61_Legal_Final] & [F&RM_Legal_November23]