Damien Morrison

Damien Morrison is a partner in the firm, and has specialised in criminal, regulatory and road traffic matters since he qualified as a solicitor in 1994.

Damien has experience of representing suspects facing a wide range of criminal allegations from terrorism and gangland shooting to fatal road traffic offences.

He heads up the team providing specialist advice and representation for Road Traffic Offences, and undertakes regulatory work, being a member of IOSH, and the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.  He has long-standing links with the very best regulatory solicitors firms and barristers' chambers, and has extensive experience of referral work.

He can deal with matters from the police station to the Crown Court and Courts of Appeal, and regularly practises as a Higher Court Advocate.

 

Notable Cases

HSE v G - Representing an employee of a £1.7 bn turnover energy company, charged with breaches of s.7 HASAWA after a sub-station explosion.

HSE v B - Representing an employee of 30 plus employee family business, investigated for breaches of s.7 HASAWA and Working at Height Directive 2005, following a 6 metre fall.

HSE v C & Y - Representing two employees of a £2.3 bn tunrover facilities management company, investigated for alleged breaches of s 7 HASAWA following a fatal bollard collapse.

Local Authority v M, D, B, & F - Representing four senior employees of £400m turnover automotive business for alleged breaches of s.2 HASAWA 1974 and Working at Height Directive 2005

R v R - Representing an employee of educational institution, charged with Gross Negligence Manslaughter, after fatal accident in nursery school.

R v C - Representing motorist charged with Death by Careless Driving.

R v S - Representing company director charged with Causing Serious Injury by Dangerous Driving.