Emmanuel accepts instructions across a broad spectrum of regulatory work, including:
- Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- Food & Hygiene Safety
- Fire Safety
- Trading standards prosecutions
- Environmental law
- Animal welfare
- Civil orders
- Cash forfeiture
Emmanuel provides advice and representation to individuals, companies and regulatory bodies. He has experience representing clients in the County Court, Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court, Coroners’ Court and before tribunals.
Emmanuel routinely represents individuals and companies before the criminal courts in health and safety related prosecutions. He has recently acted in matters concerning food hygiene safety, supplying unsafe products and animal protection. Emmanuel welcomes instructions to act for local authorities and regulatory bodies in such matters.
- LCC v MH (ongoing): Representing a company facing multiple food hygiene safety offences contrary to the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013.
- NCA v MA (ongoing): Representing the respondent in a contested Cash Forfeiture Application by the NCA concerning thousands of pounds seized at an airport.
- WBC v PNW: Represented a company and company director at PTPH in the Crown Court for offences of supplying an unsafe product and engaging in a misleading and unfair commercial practice.
- WBC v SML: Represented a company charged with multiple food hygiene safety offences for rodent infestation.
- BBC v IM: Represented a client at trial in the magistrates’ court for offences brought by a local authority concerning selling dogs without a licence.
- R v MM: Represented a client at a sentence hearing for an offence of being an owner in charge of dog dangerously out of control causing injury. Successfully persuaded the court not to impose a Dog Destruction Order.
Emmanuel is regularly instructed in his criminal practice to apply for and resist civil protective orders. He has experience in dealing with Criminal Behaviour Orders, Football Banning Orders, Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Cash Forfeiture Orders.
In his professional discipline practice, Emmanuel routinely successfully applies on behalf of the NMC for interim orders to suspend or restrict a registrant’s practise. The grounds advanced often relate to public protection and the public interest.
Emmanuel has a particular interest in representing the police and local authorities in applying for protective orders before the criminal, civil and family courts. He is able to assist the police and disciplinary regulators in obtaining Third Party Disclosure Orders in the Family Court. He is also able to apply for public interest immunity on behalf of the police following a court order for disclosure of documents.
Emmanuel accepts instructions to act for the Government Legal Department through the Attorney General’s ‘Junior Junior’ scheme.