Osborne Clarke LLP

Health & Safety Department

UK-wide
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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"They offer excellent client service," notes a client. "They're very approachable and happy to deal with any matters, big or small."

Another states: "They have been really impressive. They bring value by bringing experience, and they are knowledgeable yet good at articulating this in a way that stakeholders understand. They are our go-to people."

Work highlights Provided counsel to Vue Entertainment on a local authority investigation and inquest into the death of an individual who had become stuck under an electric reclining chair at a cinema.

Notable practitioners


Mary Lawrence
handles high-profile HSE and police investigations and inquests following fatal accidents and serious injuries. She also has specific strength in advising clients on crisis management. She provides counsel to clients from a number of sectors, including food and beverage, entertainment and energy.
"She is absolutely outstanding. She is well known and highly respected." "She's very responsive to client needs - she will tailor advice to suit the audience and she's helpful and diligent."