Business Risk & Regulation

Providing a full advisory and defence service on risk and regulatory matters for organisations and directors.

We offer a quality and pragmatic service, with experience of highly regulated industries including construction, manufacturing, agriculture, transport and logistics, waste and food businesses.

We offer comprehensive compliance advice, legal risk and liability assessments in relation to Health & Safety, Environment and Food Safety. We defend prosecutions brought by the Health & Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Food Standards Agency, Trading Standards and Local Authorities.

We represent a number of local authorities and public utility companies in both a defence and prosecution role.

Our team provides expertise in relation to Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency - or the DVSA, and wider Licensing issues, including assistance with Traffic Commissioner investigations and enquiries.

We provide representation and assistance through complex, multi-party Inquests and public Inquiries for organisations and individuals, including inquests involving Article 2 of the Human Rights Act.

Our team advises on crisis management, health & safety, public health incidents, enforcement action and prosecutions/enforcement by the Health & Safety Executive, Public Health England & Wales, Local Authorities and the Police. Team members also have experience with legal issues relating to Product Safety, CE marking, Medical Devices compliance and PPE.

Our risk and regulatory experience:

  • Defending major construction companies following serious site incidents and fatalities.
  • Advising a demolition sector company facing corporate manslaughter charges.
  • Providing Inquest representation and assistance through complex, multi-party Inquests, including those involving Article 2 of the Human Rights Act.
  • Appealing Prohibition and Improvement Notices served by the Health and Safety Executive.
  • Negotiating environmental undertakings in response to the Environment Agencies civil sanctions regime, advising on Environmental compliance and Environmental Information Regulations and Freedom of Information Act requests.
  • Advising food companies on regulatory compliance, including food hygiene and health and safety risk.
  • Representing organisations investigated for breach of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2009.

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