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17 Oct 2023

Nick Barnard is quoted in Law360 on corporate manslaughter investigation in the case of Lucy Letby

Partner Nick Barnard has been quoted in Law360 on the investigations into corporate manslaughter in the case of Lucy Letby at Countess of Chester Hospital, and the risks that allegations pose for operations and reputation.

Deciding who is responsible for a workplace death is “a vexed problem throughout history and across the world,” Nick Barnard, Corker Binning partner, said.

“Companies can only operate through people, but corporate structures have lots of people, so it could be a collective responsibility,” he added. “How do you translate that into holding the company responsible?”

Read the full comments in Law360.