Health & Safety Department

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What the team is known for

Well regarded in the health and safety field, with a strong roster of lawyers offering expertise in the area. Noted for its activity on defence-side contentious work including investigations and prosecutions. Also regularly instructed by major organisations to advise on compliance and transactional matters. Supports clients in a range of industry sectors including manufacturing, healthcare and construction.

Work highlight

Acted on behalf of Airbus Helicopters regarding preparations for a Fatal Accident Inquiry after a Police Scotland helicopter crashed into the roof of the Clutha Public House in Glasgow, with the loss of ten lives.

Notable practitioners

John Gollaglee advises clients on a range of contentious and non-contentious issues including criminal proceedings, HSE investigations and regulatory compliance. He advises construction companies and retailers, among others.