Weightmans

Health & Safety Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Well-regarded and deep team of solicitors offering significant expertise in the area. Represents clients across the country in prosecutions and investigations involving numerous industry sectors, as well as providing training. Often advises clients in the public sector, including a number of local authorities. Also advises on food safety matters.

Strengths"They're very attentive, very proactive and very engaged in our case. They've been amazing and I can't fault them," reports a client.

Another source describes this as "an excellent team with excellent client service."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Brammer is a respected health and safety lawyer who handles police investigations and coronial proceedings, as well as handling on-site fatal accidents. "He is thoughtful, imaginative, sensible and has complete dedication to his clients," reports a source.

Crispin Kenyon is "an excellent health and safety lawyer" who assists clients with HSE inspections, corporate manslaughter prosecutions and investigations. Impressed interviewees state: "He's very experienced and is good at deciding on the best route to take."

Interviewees describe David Lewis as "a long-standing practitioner who deals with serious health and safety offences and environmental breaches." He maintains a broad practice that includes acting on large-scale investigations. "You're in such safe hands with him - he's brilliant," confirms a source.

Dewi Ap-Thomas expertly guides clients through a range of health and safety matters, including corporate manslaughter and HSE investigations. Commentators applaud him for being "very capable, knowledgeable and excellent with clients," as well as commending his "calm, methodical and reassuring" approach.