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Health and safety

Health and safety is a complex topic and is an issue that affects all businesses from sole traders to multi-national companies. Our experienced health and safety defence lawyers are able to advise you and provide you or your company with speedy expert decisive advice.

Health and safety law is investigated by the Health and Safety Executive and regulated and enforced through criminal investigations and proceedings.

Health and safety issues can arise at any time either as a result of inspections by the authorities or following accidents at the workplace for example.

There are numerous categories within health and safety itself , including general health and safety duties, construction management, corporate manslaughter and homicide, gross negligence, working at height, gas safety, fire safety and many other areas and our expertise as regulatory solicitors includes but is not limited to:

  • Interviews under caution
  • Directors duties and responsibilities
  • Enforcement notices
  • Improvement notices
  • Prohibition notices
  • Gross negligence manslaughter
  • Due Diligence
  • Defending prosecutions
  • Coroners inquests
  • Joint police and HSE investigations
  • Corporate Manslaughter and homicide

At ABR we use our extensive knowledge of the criminal law to ensure that we provide companies and individuals with the best form of defence.

We provide robust, pragmatic, proactive and strategic advice ,challenging evidence wherever we can; utilising external experts and barristers to ensure that your company, or you will have the best health and safety defence. We seek to avoid prosecution if at all possible; if not using the full rigour of the law, working to ensure a successful outcome.

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"Tracey Hepworth represented me at Bradford Police Station...I cannot rate the service I received highly enough"

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"An outstanding result was achieved by Anna Moran, she fully understood my situation and fought hard for a result in my favour."

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