Health and Safety
The new offence of Corporate Manslaughter has raised the importance of Health and Safety (“H&S”) for business owners and managers.
Solicitors from our H&S Department are already advising businesses on the expected effects of the new Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007 which has recently become law.
The Department is staffed by solicitors with specialist knowledge of H&S Law and many years of experience in this area. Our specialists have acted for clients in the building, transport, farming and leisure industries, from SMEs through to larger corporate entities. We offer a comprehensive range of services, including advice in relation to:
We regularly assist clients who are obliged by the prosecuting authorities to give interviews under caution. We have many years experience in defending clients against prosecutions brought in both the Magistrates and Crown Courts.
The Health and Safety Department also has links with a number
of specialist H&S consultants to whom clients can be referred for practical
“hands on” assistance.