Frederick Lyon

Frederick Lyon

  • Called in 2012

Health & Safety

Frederick has gained considerable experience of Health & Safety matters. He has previously been instructed to advise businesses both on liability and as to the likely extent of any sentence that they face. Frederick has experience acting in trials concerning the application and interpretation of the most recent sentencing guidelines.

Recent cases which have gone to court have included:

  • Appearing in the Crown Court on behalf of a construction company following an accident at work which led to the paralysis of an employee;
  • Representing a company in respect of an accident at work due to misuse of a CNC lathe which resulted in serious injury to an employee. The case was one of the first to require consideration of the most recent version of the sentencing guidelines for health and safety cases
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Appointments & Memberships

  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • British Association for Sport and the Law
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

Education & Qualifications


  • BPTC, City University, London
  • GDL, City University, London
  • BA (Hons.), Social and Political Sciences (SPS), Pembroke College, Cambridge


  • Prince of Wales Scholar, Gray’s Inn
  • City University Essay Prize in Tort


Risky Business: Challenges and Changes in the Assessment of the Standard of Care Owed to Participants in Supervised ‘Extreme’ Sports, Gray’s Inn Student Law Journal, 2012.

Farrar’s Building case law updates in personal injury, insurance and employment law.

Personal Interests

Frederick enjoys outdoor sports, particularly skiing, rock climbing and mountaineering when time allows.