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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Stephen Graham

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4374
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com/lawyers/stephen-graham/
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Licensing and Regulatory

Position

Partner, Head of Licensing and Regulatory

Career

As Head of the Regulatory Team, Stephen has responsibility for all investigations and prosecutions brought by Regulatory Authorities including the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency, Trading Standards, the Inland Revenue, the Financial Services Agency, the OFT as well as investigations and prosecutions brought by the Police.

Stephen also represents NHS Trusts, companies and individuals as interested persons before Coroners sitting throughout the country.

Stephen is one of the leading specialists in the North of England in relation to all regulatory and related issues.

He has successfully represented clients who have been subject to investigation and prosecution by the Statutory Authorities including the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency, Trading Standards, Financial Services Agencies, HM Customs and Revenue, the OFT and the Police. Stephen’s clients have included large Corporate organisations, NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, small businesses as well as individuals.

Stephen has appeared before the Magistrates Courts and Crown Courts representing companies, Local Authorities, NHS Trusts and individuals who have required advice and representation following serious accidents, some of which have involved fatalities or near fatal incidents, allegations of serious environmental pollution, dishonesty or some other serious criminality. A significant number of those cases are high profile and have attracted publicity either locally or nationally.


North: Crime, fraud and licensing

Licensing

Within: Licensing

Ward Hadaway's practice advises on all aspects of the Licensing Act, with clients including national supermarket chains, hotel groups, restaurants, sporting venues and internet sales. Licensing specialists Stephen Graham and Richard Arnot lead the team, which has notable experience in contested applications and securing licences across the country.

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