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Clyde & Co LLP

Health & Safety

3 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable practice featuring a large team of specialist lawyers thoroughly experienced in the full range of health and safety law. Offers broad coverage across Scotland, primarily assisting insurers with complex matters across sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, and construction. Also provides a comprehensive service to a range of other clients, including family-owned companies, oil and gas suppliers and public sector bodies. Regularly instructed to handle both investigations and prosecutions arising out of severe and fatal workplace accidents.

Strengths

Sources consider the team to be "strong in the market," and go on to add: "They do good-quality work for good-quality clients and insurers."

"They leave no stone unturned," according to another, who also notes: "The team is thoroughly prepared for their cases."

Work highlights

Acted on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority in the Clutha Vaults fatal accident inquiry.

Notable practitioners

Ann Bonomy has significant experience in advising clients on prosecutions and investigations by the MCA and HSE. She is adept at handling matters related to road traffic accidents and maritime-related incidents, as well as accidents in the workplace.
"Her understanding of the legal market is extraordinary and she is very good with clients." "I can't praise her highly enough. She's a really impressive operator and has a really good, solid range of cases in the regulatory field."

Mark Donaldson acts on a broad spectrum of complex matters for an impressive client roster, including criminal investigations and prosecutions by the HSE and other regulators. His expertise includes severe injuries and fatal accidents at the workplace.
"He is exceptionally bright, talented and highly knowledgeable and experienced." "He is a well-known and respected health and safety lawyer."

Zoe McDonnell is the head of the regulatory health and safety practice and is routinely called on to advise clients on regulatory matters following improvement notices. Her practice also includes police and HSE investigations and High Court proceedings following fatal incidents and severe accidents.
"Zoe McDonnell has been excellent. She is reassuringly strong and firm in advice, very clear in requirements and great at communication updates." "She is excellent in providing information and she is very professional and knowledgeable." "She is very much invested in her cases."

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Health & Safety

Clyde & Co LLP

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Location

Albany House

58 Albany Street

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH1 3QR

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Scotland

Health & Safety


Ann Bonomy
Associates to watch
Mark Donaldson
Band 1
Zoe McDonnell
Band 2