For all those signed up for my webinar on Friday (click here for details) here is a Flowchart which briefly outlines the amendments. We will be discussing how Fire Services might use the amendments within the enforcement...Read More
A manager of a block of flats, who appealed an enforcement notice issued by the fire service on the basis that he was not responsible for the flat doors or the fire alarm system, has had his appeal dismissed by a Cheshire court....Read More
A mother and son have received custodial sentences in relation to fire breaches at a working men’s club in Morecambe. Heather and Callum Goffin were sentenced after pleading guilty to several breaches of the Regulatory Reform...Read More
One of the most common questions I’ve been asked by fire officers throughout my time dealing with fire safety matters is whether a conflict of interests would arise with their employers if they started carrying out fire risk...Read More
11 March 2022 at 10:30am Fire Safety Matters has once again partnered with leading fire safety...Read More
By James Aird It is well documented that more and more Fire Safety Professionals (“FSPs”) are being considered for prosecution under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (“FSO”). Generally speaking FSPs are not the...Read More
The appeal had been brought by Epworth PM Ltd, the managing agents of Beech Rise and Willow Rise, Roughwood Drive, Kirby, following the issuing of enforcement notices in respect of each block of flats by Merseyside Fire and...Read More
Warren Spencer is one of the country’s leading fire safety lawyers. He has now prosecuted and defended fire safety cases for over 18 years and has also conducted numerous Enforcement and Prohibition Notice Appeals brought under the Fire Safety Order. He is able to offer impartial professional expert legal advice in all aspects of fire safety enforcement.
Warren is a Higher Courts Advocate, an accreditation which enables him to work as an advocate in the Crown Court. Warren has conducted prosecutions and delivered training for 20 Fire & Rescue Services, lectures at Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh, as well as advising businesses and professionals on various aspects of Fire Safety Law including its effect upon PFI contracts.
Warren is a part-time Tribunal Judge and a 'Legally Qualified Chair' for Police Disciplinary proceedings in the North West. He is also a former Assistant Deputy Coroner for Blackpool and Fylde.
Tel: 01253 629300