Health & Safety Barristers

"They are head and shoulders above the others outside London. We are lucky to have such a calibre of chambers right on our doorstep."
Chambers UK 2014

Guildhall Chambers health and safety barristers combine strength and depth across the range of seniority.

Members expertise covers both fatal and non-fatal accidents including corporate manslaughter, gross negligence manslaughter, breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act and the full range of work place regulation.

Our health and safety barristers represent companies, directors, partnerships, the self-employed, the HSE and Local Authorities in the Magistrates' Courts, Crown Courts, Appeal Courts, at inquests and tribunals including appeals against improvement and prohibition notices.

Examples of cases include Howe, the 'M5 firework display pile-up', the Buncefield oil depot explosion, 'Operation Jasmin' and the Port Talbot steelworks explosion.

The team has HSE specialist panel barristers at levels A, B and C and is experienced in receiving instructions direct from the HSE and Local Authorities.

Clerk Contact Information

For further information and enquiries please contact Lucy Northeast or Justin Emmett on 0117 930 9000.