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Child's play; 'Risk' after R v Porter

Gerard Forlin recently wrote an article in collaboration with Patrick Harrington QC, published in the New Law Journal, covering the recent judgment in R v Porter [2008] EWCA Crim 1271 and the extension to the legal test of "risk" under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. Both had recently acted successfully in the appeal overturning the conviction of James Porter for a breach of his duty under s. 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Click here for the full text of R v Porter [2008] EWCA Crim 1271.