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Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

Health & Safety

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What the team is known for

Acts for a range of well-known corporations from a broad spectrum of sectors on health and safety matters. Advises clients from the retail, transport, energy and construction industries. Regularly represents the HSE in investigations and prosecutions. Possesses wide-ranging expertise covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, including providing advice on procedure and compliance. Has a wealth of experience acting at inquests.

Strengths

One interviewee says: "It's an excellent team of people providing prompt, professional support to us."

Work highlights

Advised Squibb Group on an HSE prosecution concerning the alleged exposure of employees and others to asbestos during a school refurbishment in London. Secured an appeal in relation to conviction and sentence, successfully reducing the fine imposed and overturning the sentence.

Notable practitioners

Jon Cooper is highly visible in the health and safety market. He provides high-quality advice to both defendants and prosecutors, including the HSE. He has significant knowledge of corporate manslaughter cases and public inquiries, and his caseload includes matters arising from the food and beverage, engineering and utilities sectors.
"He provided us with the highest level of expertise for health and safety and regulatory matters." "He's extremely thoughtful and has a profound understanding of the area. He's also extraordinarily good at advising clients - he's proactive and very wise." "He's very well respected by clients and he's well regarded by them. He's clearly a leader in the field."

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Health & Safety Department

Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

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Ballard House

West Hoe Road

Plymouth

Devon

UK

PL1 3AE

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