Guildhall Chambers’ Health & Safety barristers are highly-respected across the South West for their work prosecuting and defending complex and high-profile cases.
Members’ are experienced in both fatal and non-fatal accidents, including corporate manslaughter, gross negligence manslaughter, breaches of the Health & Safety at Work Act and the full range of workplace regulation.
We 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.
Our Health & Safety barristers work closely with specialists in our Employment & Discrimination and Personal Injury teams, as well as other members of the Regulatory & Discipline practice area to provide a holistic, interdisciplinary Health & Safety specialism.
Examples of Health & Safety cases include Howe, the ‘M5 firework display pile-up’, the Buncefield oil depot explosion, the Pembroke Oil refinery 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 directly from the HSE and Local Authorities.
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