Speaker : Mark Scoggins


Mark represented Thames Trains at the public inquiry into the October 1999 collision near Ladbroke Grove. In 2003 handled the successful Old Bailey defence of Sir John Stevens and Lord Condon on all charges brought against them by the HSE arising out of roof falls suffered by patrolling officers. 

In 2005, he helped Balfour Beatty win the acquittal of its rail division on all corporate manslaughter charges it faced over the Hatfield derailment. He also represented the Metropolitan Police in the health and safety prosecution brought to trial in 2007 over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell station. Mark also a visiting lecturer to the College of Policing.