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DAC Beachcroft LLP

Health & Safety

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What the team is known for

Represents an impressive client roster across a range of sectors including insurance and utilities, among others. Acts on behalf of clients who are being investigated for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences, among other issues. Offers bespoke training packages to corporate organisations on health and safety responsibilities and governance. Scotland-based team also draws strength from the firm's wider international presence.

Strengths

Interviewees consider the team to be "very strong," and go on to state: "They have a wide health and safety offering."

Sources note: "The team is very knowledgeable."

Work highlights

Provided counsel to a local authority facing prosecution under the Control of Lead at Work Regulations. The matter concerns an incident in which primary school children and employees were potentially exposed to excessive lead content during a painting activity.

Notable practitioners

Jamie Varney is well renowned in the health and safety market and has extensive experience representing private individuals as well as organisations. He advises clients facing investigations and prosecution by the police, Crown Office, HSE and Environmental Health Department following incidences of severe injury and fatal accidents.
"He has a good range of regulatory work and gets a breadth of experience in that work. He is an impressive solicitor in the field." "He is very experienced and knowledgeable."

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Health & Safety

DAC Beachcroft LLP

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Location

125 West Regent Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G2 2SA

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Scotland

Health & Safety


Jamie Varney
Band 1