Health and Safety

We provide clear legal advice together with creative, practical and cost-effective solutions on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious health and safety law, including those arising from construction projects.   

Key Services and Issues

Health and safety legal advice

  • Reviewing policies, procedures and other documents for compliance
  • Advising on health and safety clauses in standard form documents (e.g. contracts) and preparation of documents for clients
  • Advising on disputed health and safety duties (including Responsible Person duties under fire safety law)

Assisting organisations to

  • Undertake accident and incident reviews
  • Identify root-causes and draft accident reports
  • Consider issues of potential civil and criminal liability
  • Manage the post-incident recovery phase
  • Provide practical training to staff in health and safety law

Advocacy

  • Provide 24/7 telephone advice
  • Accompany clients at police and Health & Safety Executive (HSE) interviews
  • Liaise with the police and enforcing authorities on your behalf
  • Advise and represent clients at Memorandum of Understanding and other multi-agency meetings
  • Representation at Inquests and in any court proceedings