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Hill Dickinson LLP

Health & Safety

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What the team is known for

Strong and respected group of practitioners with broad expertise across health and safety law. Possesses lawyers experienced in prosecuting and defending cases. Regularly called upon to assist clients in the manufacturing, retail, hospitality, logistics and construction industries. Also advises on compliance and provides training to a range of prominent clients. Active in corporate manslaughter investigations.

Strengths

One source states: "The sort of work that they handle is very specialist and requires hard workers, good lawyers and people with good communication skills. All the lawyers in this team possess all these attributes."

Work highlights

Successfully defended a roofing company and its managing director facing multiple charges, including corporate manslaughter, gross negligence manslaughter and perverting the course of justice. The case arose from an incident in which an employee fatally fell through a section of roofing during a refurbishment project.

Notable practitioners

Philip Moy is a key contact at the firm.

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Overview

Ever-changing and strict regulatory demands on businesses mean infringements are increasingly resulting in multi-million pound fines and prosecutions. These can put your business, reputation and, for individuals, liberty at risk. Turn to our specialist lawyers for practical, prompt advice, providing peace of mind when you need it most.

You will benefit from an effective defence strategy combined with media experience to minimise reputational risk. Early advice and intervention is crucial, so get in touch with us straight away. We can help 24/7. We can also work with you on pro-active measures such as incident training including mock trials and interviews.

HSE Investigations
HSE investigations can cause massive disruption to your business. While your business has to survive under the shadow of potential prosecution, your reputation suffers.

How we can advise you
If, as a result of a workplace accident, you are facing investigation from the HSE, contact Hill Dickinson’s team of experienced health and safety lawyers. We will protect your rights during the investigation, protect against devastating consequences, protect your reputation throughout the process and take steps to protect your liberty where necessary.

Combining specialist expertise with sound commercial sense, drawing on a breadth of cross-industry know how, our dedicated regulatory team can guide you through every step of the process through to conclusion.

Members

Moy, Philip (Head of Department)

Health & Safety Department

Hill Dickinson LLP

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Department location

No. 1 St Paul’s Square

Liverpool

Merseyside

UK

L3 9SJ

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