Protecting the protectors: Fire proofing your contracts

The seminar will cover:

  • Case studies where fire safety suppliers have been investigated or prosecuted under the Fire Safety Order
  • A brief overview of the law relating to culpability under the Fire Safety Order
  • A prosecutor’s view from the ‘other side’
  • How you can protect your business through correctly drafted contracts, terms and conditions
  • The impact on commercial lease agreements and management agreements
  • The power of a correctly worded disclaimer

Who should attend?:

  • Suppliers in the fire safety industry e.g. fire alarm suppliers, firefighting equipment maintenance services
  • Managing agents
  • Commercial property landlords and estate agents
  • Fire risk assessors
  • Any fire safety service provider

2nd October Wigan

15th October Wetherby

Time: 9:30 – 12:30

Cost: £99+VAT


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 which enables him to work as an advocate in the Crown Court. Warren has conducted prosecutions for 8 Fire & Rescue Services, as well as advising businesses and professionals on various aspects of Fire Safety Law including its effect upon PFI contracts.

Previous Seminar Feedback:

  • Thoroughly enjoyed the presentation, relaxed enjoyable atmosphere and the choice of venue was also very good.
  • It was very good – many thanks!
  • Really good to have the lawyer’s perspective on this subject matter. I had a lot of this covered but the relative importance and legal logic has been very helpful so that I can improve my own T&C’s and view these things from a more knowledgeable perspective. Very enjoyable and informative.
  • Excellent content and speaker.
  • Very well and clearly delivered given the subject and audience. Venue was good, location, access and parking. Speaker took questions and offered helpful debate.
  • “Thank you for a useful and interesting event. Great turn out and looking forward to many more in the future.”
  • “I found your style of presentation excellent as to the content material. For me I thoroughly enjoyed the event.”
  • “Enjoyed the presentation yesterday with great content and done at a good pace. Liked the reference and background to case studies mentioned where it made could make you think and relate to it. Always pick something up and the Q & A is always of value.”
  • “Great presentation, I found the content extremely informative and your presentation style very engaging. Good Job.”
  • “Absolutely spot on. Put some more on Warren, I’m sure they will be as well attended as today was.
  • “I very much enjoyed the training on Thursday morning and have already amended my documents to reflect some of the items you covered.”
  • “May I congratulate you on the highly informative, extremely helpful and sadly very timely seminar on the duties and obligations of the fire risk assessors role. In particular I found the advice on liability limitation and prudent disclosure when in the hands an interviewing authority refreshingly practical.”
  • “Just a line to say that I thoroughly enjoyed yesterday’s seminar.”
  • “A very informative seminar. The documentation and presentations are of great help.”
  • Really enjoyed it, found it very interesting and thought provoking
  • Warren’s experience in this arena is outstanding and any Fire Risk Assessors out there should make time to attend any future sessions- really is food for thought!
  • The Assessing Assessors seminar 15th June was time well spent. I brought a client and a business friend with me. The client was impressed as an outsider on how professional and serious our industry is, and like many in the room took something from the event. Warren Spencer delivered a very clear message, clearly based on his extensive defence and prosecution experience, to ensure our industry assessors are qualified, experienced, accredited and protected as part of the process of Fire Risk Assessment
  • I thought your presentation was very informative. From my point of view the content, seemed about right and pitched at a good level for fire risk assessors and engineers. I am sure you will be well received as you undertake more of these.  I look forward to future legal/ fire presentations and updates. It was also very interesting to hear you talk about an all encompassing fire risk assessors accreditation body.