Interpretation 2. In this Order— “alterations notice” has the meaning given by article 29; “approved classification and labelling guide” means the Approved Guide to the Classification and Labelling of Dangerous Substances and...Read More
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (the FSO) has now been in force for over 10 years. A review of the effectiveness of the FSO 2 years after it came into effect found that the Act was “bedding in” well with both...Read More
Meaning of “responsible person” 3. In this Order “responsible person” means— (a) in relation to a workplace, the employer, if the workplace is to any extent under his control; (b) in relation to any premises not falling...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 12 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 for Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Humberside, Cumbria, Cheshire, Merseyside, Hereford & Worcester, Shropshire and Wrekin Fire & Rescue Services, 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 in 2015 he was appointed as a 'Legally Qualified Chair' for Police Disciplinary proceedings in the North West. He is also a former Assistant Deputy Coroner for Blackpool and Fylde.
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