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Health & Safety

"Very thorough in the advice given and nothing has been too much trouble."

Chambers UK 2020

"One of the main sets for regulatory law in the Midlands."

Legal 500 2020

"Excellent strength in depth."

Legal 500 2019

The Regulatory team at No5 provide a top level service to all clients nationwide both Defending and Prosecuting in this area. This includes companies, directors, individual employees and public bodies including National Regulators and Local Authorities across the country.

Members of the Group have been involved in high profile cases across the health and safety sector and bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and expertise to their practice, ensuring that their clients receive the highest level of legal representation in matters pertaining to health and safety compliance and enforcement.

They provide advice and representation at every stage of proceedings on all aspects of health & safety enforcement including:

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  • Initial advice at the onset of any potential investigation;
  • Representing clients at Inquests arising from fatalities where they will be an IP;
  • All breaches and compliance advice relating to enforcement including improvement notices, prohibition notices and potential prosecutions;
  • Investigations into Breaches of the Health and Safety at Work act involving workplace accidents, injuries or fatalities;
  • Full coverage of Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Food Safety and Environmental matters;
  • Representation of clients across the spectrum of Court hearings, from first appearance at Magistrates Courts to Trials and mitigation in the Crown Court to Appeals.

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For more information:


Health & Safety Barristers

Adrian Keeling KC

Call 1990 | Silk 2011

Michelle Heeley KC

Call 2001 | Silk 2017

Harpreet Sandhu KC

Call 2005 | Silk 2022

Ian Bridge

Call 1988

Adam Farrer

Call 1992

Tony Watkin

Call 1998

Tim Pole

Call 2001

Simon Hunka

Call 2007

Health & Safety Clerks

Chris Norman

Practice Director, Regulatory

Chris Mitchell

Practice Director, Regulatory

Craig Nicholls

Practice Director, Regulatory

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

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Clerk Team

Chris Mitchell

Practice Director, Regulatory

chrism@no5.com

07496 197192

Craig Nicholls

Practice Director, Regulatory

craign@no5.com

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

matthewr@no5.com

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