Experience and Background

Alan is a leading regulatory and business defence lawyer with considerable experience across the regulatory spectrum, particularly in health safety and environmental matters. He advises on all kinds of regulatory compliance issues, and represents clients who are subject to action by enforcing authorities (such as HSE, Local Authorities, Environment Agency, Police, and CQC). He is an extremely effective magistrates’ and coroners’ court advocate as well as an entertaining and engaging public speaker.

Alan acts for clients ranging from small businesses to national and multi-national organisations. In the health and safety field he is the editor of a leading sector text book and a guest lecturer at the University of Derby.

  • 2023 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Consultant 
  • 2014 - 2023: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2006 - 2014: Berryman (latterly Shakespeares), Partner
  • 1999 - 2006: Weightmans, Partner
  • 1991 - 1999: Hattons, Partner
  • 1988 - 1991: Hattons, Solicitor
  • 1986 - 1988: Seviers, Solicitor
  • 1984 - 1986: Gadsby Coxon & Copestake, Articled Clerk

Alan Millband maintains a broad practice, which includes defending clients facing health and safety prosecutions and investigations resulting from serious accidents. "His knowledge of health and safety is outstanding," report impressed sources, going on to describe him as "very thorough, considered and thoughtful." 

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