DEPARTMENT PROFILE

RPC

Health & Safety

2 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Undertakes complex criminal cases including corporate manslaughter and other prosecutions arising from serious accidents such as explosions and traffic accidents. Adept at handling HSE investigations. Regularly instructed to handle matters on behalf of insurers.

Strengths

One impressed client notes: "Their knowledge and detailed explanations show that they are experts in their fields."

"I can't speak highly of them really - I am so impressed. They're extremely knowledgeable in their field and very professional," says another.

A third remarks: "Their approach is professional, calm and knowledgeable. They put people at ease."

Work highlights

Acted on behalf of a design company in the investigation and inquest by the HSE, police and local authority into the 2017 death of a child in Topshop in Reading.

Notable practitioners

Gavin Reese 's practice covers a variety of industries, including construction and manufacturing. He also acts on behalf of private individuals. He handles a range of matters including criminal investigations and prosecutions following on-site fatal accidents and serious injuries.
"He's very knowledgeable and calm and he's also a good strategist." "He's a really good negotiator and was creative in the way he perceived the issue and found different solutions."

Mamata Dutta has experience of working with clients on complex and sensitive matters including prosecutions under the HSWA, fatal accidents and HSE investigations. Her work covers a range of sectors, including construction and manufacturing.
"She is genuinely brilliant. She was so detailed in her understanding and knowledge of the evidence." "She's talented, diligent and reasonable, and a good litigator with a lot of experience."

Department Information

This content is provided by RPC.

Overview

If you are facing investigation or enforcement activity in respect of a health and safety or environmental breach or incident, RPC are well placed to advise.

We have an impressive track record in working with companies and individuals in cases involving the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Environment Agency (EA), local authorities, fire authorities and the police.

We'll provide expert advice and a sensitive support service following what could be an unfortunate or even tragic event.

Where we need to work alongside lawyers in other jurisdictions, we call upon our international best friend network of law firms to provide local expertise.

Health & Safety Department

RPC

firm
Department location

Tower Bridge House

St Katharine's Way

London

Greater London

UK

E1W 1AA

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Health & Safety


Gavin Reese
Band 3
Mamata Dutta
Up and Coming