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UK 2023
UK-wide Health & Safety
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Health & Safety - UK-wide
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Womble Bond Dickinson acts for a range of well-known corporations from a broad spectrum of sectors on health and safety matters, including clients from the retail, transport, energy and construction industries. The team regularly represents the HSE in investigations and prosecutions, and possesses wide-ranging expertise covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, including providing advice on procedure and compliance. The team also has a wealth of experience acting at inquests.

Notable Practitioners

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Jon Cooper
Star Individuals

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 is an absolute star performer."

"Jon Cooper is always capable of focusing on relevant issues without losing track of the bigger picture and the need to be creative in his advice."

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Kevin Elliott
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Band 1

Kevin Elliott has extensive experience handling health and safety matters. He acts for an impressive client list and is regularly called upon to provide counsel on high-profile HSE investigations and prosecutions following serious accidents at work, as well as fatal incidents involving members of the public.

"He is extremely thoughtful, intelligent and tactically astute."

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Stephen Panton
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Band 5

Stephen Panton comes recommended for his ability to advise clients from a number of sectors, including construction and energy. He handles both contentious and non-contentious issues, ranging from fatal accident cases to operational matters and proceedings following improvement notices.

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Jon Cooper
Star Individuals
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Kevin Elliott
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Band 1
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Stephen Panton
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Band 5