Osborne Clarke LLP

Health & Safety Department

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What the team is known for Sought after by domestic clients and international businesses with UK operations for significant regulatory investigations relating to serious injuries or multiple fatalities. Offers expert crisis management capabilities. Experienced in acting for clients across a broad range of industries including energy, food, aviation, property, infrastructure and financial services. Additional expertise in mental health-related safeguards and incidents.

Strengths Sources note: "The client service is very strong – they're very responsive and very good."

Another interviewee labels the team "modern, straightforward and commercial."

Work highlights Represented RWE Generation in police and HSE investigations following the Didcot power station collapse in 2016.

Notable practitioners

Mary Lawrence maintains a respected health and safety practice, which includes guiding clients through HSE and police investigations stemming from fatal accidents. Clients praise her ability to "provide pragmatic solutions and ensure that everyone around the table fully understands what is expected of them," as well as describing her as "very easy to work with."