Health & Safety

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.

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For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks, who are happy to help answer your questions.

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Health & Safety Experience

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.

Health & Safety Barristers

Anna Vigars KC

Anna Vigars KC

Call 1996 | Silk 2017

Andrew Langdon KC

Call 1986 | Silk 2006

Samuel Jones

Call 2008

Gregory Gordon

Call 2010

Alistair Haggerty

Call 2012

Health & Safety Clerks

Lucy Northeast

Practice Director - Crime & Sports

Grant Bidwell

Practice Manager - Crime

Shannon Cregg

Assistant Practice Manager - Crime

Elena Brake

Assistant Practice Manager - Crime

Michael Cregg

Assistant Practice Manager - Crime

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