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Clifford Chance


Second corporate manslaughter prosecution gets underway

8 July 2011

On Friday 1 July the CPS announced that Lion Steel Ltd is to be charged with Corporate Manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 ("the CMCHA"). This follows the death of one of its employees after he fell through a roof panel and died as a result of injuries sustained in the fall. The first hearing will take place at Tameside Magistrates' Court on the 2 August 2011.

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