Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP Solicitors

Health & Safety Department

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What the team is known for

Respected team noted for its extensive expertise handling the full gamut of health and safety issues. Capable of assisting clients on criminal and civil proceedings in court as well as carrying out audits and reviews regarding regulatory compliance. Acts for clients in a broad array of industry sectors, including construction, waste and retail.


Clients describe their experience as "very positive," highlighting the team's "extensive case history and experience."

Work highlight

Represented OCS Group UK, a facilities management company, in its judicial review of HSE’s Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme which was introduced in October 2012.

Notable practitioners

Mark Scoggins has an extensive health and safety practice handling cases following major injuries and fatalities. He often defends clients from prosecutions brought by the police and the HSE.

Michael Appleby has “knowledge of the law which is second to none,” according to clients, who add that he provides “excellent legal representation” along with “commercial awareness, strategies and tactics.” He acts for clients on all aspects of health and safety law particularly regarding criminal cases and HSE investigations.