Simon White



Simon White is a Criminal and Regulatory lawyer, with significant experience in defending individuals and businesses under investigation by the police and regulatory bodies.

Main areas of practice

Simon advises clients who are being investigated or prosecuted for criminal offences, who may have been required by the police or other investigating authority to attend an interview under caution or required to attend court.  He has particular experience in all manner of criminal defence including serious fraud, assault and sexual offences.

Simon also has significant experience representing motorists being prosecuted for driving offences. He regularly represents motorists facing disqualification from driving for individual offences or under the “totting up” procedure.

Simon also represents individuals and businesses in regulatory matters including  investigations by Ofsted, the Health and Safety Executive and other regulatory bodies.

He prosecutes for non CPS bodies in the Magistrates Court.

Clients

Simon’s clients consist of businesses, individuals and public authorities (prosecuting authorities).

Expertise

Articles by Simon

Regulatory investigation into Taxi driver license

CASE STUDY

Simon White was instructed at short notice by P, a taxi driver, who had received a letter from the borough council inviting him to an interview…

Failing to respond to a notice under s.172 of the Road Traffic Act where you don’t receive the notice.

CASE STUDY

SW represented CB who have been convicted in his absence of an offence of failing to give information relating to the identification of the driver contrary to section 172 (3) of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

New precautions to stop drug driving

NEWS

New precautions to stop driving driving

Related Knowledge & Resources

Directors of a company are not liable to confiscation orders for offences committed by their company

The Court of Appeal has given a significant judgement in a case in which the Environment Agency was seeking confiscation orders against two directors of a company for the company’s wrongdoing

The end of PARNUTS and changes to the “gluten free” rules

On 20 July 2016, Directive 2009/39/EC on food for particular nutritional uses (PARNUTS) is repealed and replaced by a new regime under Regulation (EU) 609/2013 on food for specific groups (FSG).

Scalding Risks in Care Homes

A recent prosecution of a Care Provider by the HSE shows the tragic consequences of failing to control the risks posed by water temperatures.

Contact Details

  • 023 8085 7302

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