Tuckers Solicitors

Health & Safety Department

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What the team is known for

Specialist team, highly skilled in the defence of serious health and safety prosecutions. Acts for individuals in gross negligence manslaughter cases. Also experienced at handling prosecutions and investigations on behalf of the HSE and other regulatory bodies.


Market sources say: "Tuckers has a strong and effective health and safety team. They have strength in depth and are very approachable."

Work highlight

Successfully defended an individual in relation to a prosecution for gross negligence manslaughter and failing to ensure the health and safety of his employees.

Notable practitioners

Jim Meyer has a wealth of experience working on health and safety cases involving fatal accidents at work and charges of gross negligence manslaughter. Market commentators say: "Jim Meyer is excellent. He knows health and safety law inside out and is an experienced tactician."

Julia Thomas is a well-regarded senior associate who has extensive experience across the full breadth of health and safety law, with experience prosecuting and defending a range of health and safety breaches. Interviewees observe that she is "incredibly knowledgeable, incredibly passionate about her work and really fights for her clients."