We are highly regarded for our work in all sectors including minerals and extractives, construction, manufacturing, service industries, healthcare and retail. We have acted in cases of the utmost seriousness, including corporate and gross negligence manslaughter cases, and matters involving multiple fatalities. Our team advises and assists those under investigation, subject to enforcement action or prosecution by health and safety authorities - including HSE, local councils, environmental health, the police, and fire services. We also advise and assist clients in identifying and complying with their duties and responsibilities under health and safety law - helping them avoid incidents and problems in the first place.

Some of the work we do:

Providing advice and assistance

  • Advising you on and guiding you through health and safety law
  • Providing support with health and safety systems, procedures and documents
  • Carrying out legal compliance gap audits
  • Project-managing health and safety compliance and initiatives
  • Establishing incident investigation and other strategies
  • Due diligence enquiries and reporting

Training and advising

  • Training in health and safety management and in health and safety law
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Attending board and management meetings in advisory capacity
  • Devising and delivering seminars and workshops

Helping following a health and safety incident

  • Accident and dangerous occurrence investigation advice and assistance
  • Providing advice, planning and support in managing investigations by health and safety authorities
  • Preparing communications with and written submissions to the investigating authorities
  • Resolving safety licensing disputes
  • Crisis management (including PR/media management)

Guiding you through court procedures

  • Representation in criminal and coroners’ courts and tribunals, and at interviews under caution by safety enforcing authorities and the police
  • Advising on, and bringing appeals against, enforcement notices including notifications of contravention
  • Judicial review of safety enforcing authorities’ decisions

Our expertise includes

  • Health and safety policies
  • Training (accredited)
  • Compliance advice
  • Safety licensing
  • Gap analysis
  • Due diligence
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Investigation management
  • Fees for intervention
  • Improvement Notices
  • Prohibition Notices
  • PACE interviews
  • Defending prosecutions
  • Coroners’ courts