November 17, 2020 - Matrix Chambers
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Day: 17 November 2020

Sentencing guidelines for environmental offences and the categorisation of harm (Environment Agency v Lawrence) – Jamas Hodivala QC

Corporate Crime analysis: The Court of Appeal examined an issue of principle regarding categorisation of harm for the purpose of the sentencing guidelines for environmental offences. The sole ground of appeal concerned whether the sentencing judge’s approach erred in conflating steps 3 and 4 of the guidelines; step 3 of which does not expressly permit […]