Suspended sentence following gross negligence manslaughter acquittal in Cardiff Citadel Collapse case

Kate Brunner QC represented Keith Young, owner of Youngs Demolition, instructed by BLM’s Matthew Harrington and Francesca LoSardo, leading Malcolm Galloway. Mr Young was acquitted of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and a Section 3 Health & Safety offence arising from the Splott Church Collapse in Cardiff. A 10-week trial took place at the Swansea Nightingale Court before Mrs Justice Jefford in which Albion Chambers’ Adam Vaitilingam QC, instructed by Morgan LaRoche, secured an acquittal for a co-defendant. On 2 March Keith Young received a suspended sentence for a regulatory breach.