Chambers were delighted to welcome Alice Jarratt to their specialist Criminal Regulatory Team in December 2014. Alice is a highly experienced trial advocate who has conducted countless trials in the Magistrates and Crown Courts and made numerous appearances in the Court of Appeal. She has a reputation as a formidable trial advocate, adept with legal argument and thorough in her preparation.
Alice has built a busy specialist practice in criminal regulatory law. She specialises in health and safety and inquests as well as consumer law cases, including cases relating to trading standards, advertising and licensing, product safety and food safety. She also deals with appeals and enforcement notices.
Alice represents companies, directors and employees and is regularly instructed in prosecutions for health and safety offences arising out of fatal and other serious accidents as well as gross negligence manslaughter and corporate manslaughter cases.
She was instructed as Junior in the highly publicised Warwickshire Fire Case where she successfully secured the acquittal on all charges of a fire fighter charged with 4 counts of gross negligence manslaughter.
Alice also acts for professionals in disciplinary proceedings in a wide range of tribunals including, amongst others, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Police.