Our dedicated team of Health & Safety experts operates across all three UK legal jurisdictions and has deep insight into developing proactive compliance strategies, in addition to responding to reactive incident response.
Our top-ranked Health and Safety team operates across all UK jurisdictions and is active across a wide range of sectors impacted by criminal regulation. We have built up considerable experience particularly high-hazard industries such as construction, manufacturing, waste and energy.
Our deep immersion in case work gives us insight into The Health and Safety Executive’s enforcement priorities, their sector strategies and the importance of a positive health and safety culture within an organisation.
This deep understanding feeds into the range of advisory services that we develop and offer to clients to upskill their internal teams, enhance their standards of compliance, and explore the regulatory strengths and weaknesses of the business.
However incidents always happen, and when they do we are available to our clients on a 24/7 basis for those critical moments. We support our clients through the immediate crisis, any subsequent Police / HSE / EHO investigation, and through to any enforcement action, inquest or prosecution. Our team gives strategic, commercial and robust advice.
Alvin is a leading adviser to contractors and employers on contractual matters. He is an arbitration and regulatory partner specialising in construction disputes and health & safety.
Bruce leads the litigation team in Aberdeen as a litigation and regulatory partner specialising in health & safety, shipping and commercial disputes.
Craig is a Dual-qualified Litigation Partner and Solicitor Advocate who has appeared in courts up to and including the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
David leads the Litigation and Regulatory Team in Belfast.
Hinson specialises in contentious construction law and health and safety proceedings.
Health & Safety Manager
Jon is a Health & Safety Consultant in the Regulatory Team and is a primary contact for Pinsent Masons' preventive health & safety services.
Katherine is a litigator specialising in advice on health and safety, fire safety and environmental matters.
Partner, Head of Risk Advisory Services
Laura leads our Risk Advisory Services group and is recognised as a leading lawyer in the field of Health and Safety. She has extensive experience of representing household names in times of crisis and regulatory investigations, and carries out advisory work and board-level training for a number of major PLCs on their Health and Safety responsibilities.
Laura specialises in regulatory enforcement and advises clients in a range of sectors dealing with compliance issues ranging from data and cyber breaches, internal fraud, corporate crime and health & safety.
Stacy is a litigator and a regulatory defence Senior Associate specialising in criminal and regulatory risk.
Tom specialises in financial crime, corporate investigations, and regulatory enforcement. Tom is ranked in Legal 500 (2020) as Scotland’s leading individual for white collar crime advice.
Willie has extensive experience of investigating accidents at work in preparation for defending companies prosecuted for breaches of health and safety legislation and for fatal accident inquiries.
Our expertise, at your disposal
With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.
We explore the key components and scope of the new regulatory system, industry concerns and how your organisation can prepare, the interaction with existing health and safety duties including CDM 2015 and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
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