S156 FSO Amendments Flowchart

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...

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Come Together FRAs

In May 2018, shortly before the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, I wrote an article “Fire Risk Assessors-Time to Come Together As One?” The article was written due to my...

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Enforcement or Profit?

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...

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Cladding Notice Appeal Dismissed

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...

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Warren Spencer

Warren Spencer

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

Email: info@firesafetylaw.co.uk