A Preston hotel owner who put the lives of his guests and tenants at risk has been given a 6 month suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £38,000 in fines and costs. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service carried out an...Read More
Category: Fire Cases
A company which operates The Wizard pub in Nether Alderley has been prosecuted for failing to put in place adequate fire safety measures. The case against the Bispham Green Brewery Company Ltd began shortly after midnight on...Read More
Former County Councillor Landlord Given Suspended Prison Sentence for Fire Breaches after Baby Thrown Out Of Flat Window
A landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence following a fire at an HMO in Preston, Lancashire. Valli Patel, 74, was ordered to pay £18,455 in fines and costs, in addition to a 24 week prison sentence suspended...Read More
A barber shop owner told a court he was “really sorry” for failing to stop workers sleeping in a basement with no fire safety provision, as a Cumbria court fined him more than £10,000. Mehmet Oncu, 36, leaseholder of...Read More
A Morecambe hotelier, Syed Masood Ahmed has been sentenced to 8 months imprisonment, suspended for 2 years, after pleading guilty to 12 charges under the Fire Safety Order. The charges were brought following an inspection by...Read More
A residential landlord has been found guilty of fire breaches, despite telling his tenant that they would be responsible for ‘all legal issues’ during the course of their lease. Dr Mohammed Jahangir Khan Bhatti was found guilty...Read More
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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.
Tel: 01253 629300