‘A Practical Guide to Fire Safety Law’ by Laura Phillips

Paperback: 978-1-912687-04-6
Publication due: November 2019
Price: TBA


A practical guide to fire safety law, including the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, for lawyers, landlords, letting agents and others responsible for, or advising on, fire safety law. It covers the responsibilities and duties under the Fire Safety Order, and the consequences of breach (including investigation, enforcement, prosecution and sentencing for fire safety offences), common issues affecting planning and building consent and HMO licensing, and provides practical advice for preparing for and dealing with an investigation or prosecution.


Laura Phillips is a specialist regulatory and environmental lawyer at 6 Pump Court Chambers with a focus on health and safety (including fire safety), consumer protection, food hygiene/food safety law and environmental crime. She advises and acts for individuals, companies, local authorities and other regulatory authorities across in the civil, criminal and appellate courts, and at tribunals, inquiries and inquests. She is a contributing author to Garners’ Environmental Law Encyclopaedia, Atkins Court Forms, Westlaw Insight and Lexis Nexis Practice Guides and regularly provides seminars and lectures to solicitors, planners, local authorities and industry bodies such as IOSH and CTSI on regulatory law. http://www.6pumpcourt.co.uk/barrister/laura-phillips/