Eversheds Sutherland

David A Young

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Partner who heads Eversheds Sutherland's regulatory/health and safety group. Extensive experience of regulatory investigations and enforcement, particularly crisis management, work-related fatalities and major incidents. Developed 24/7 rapid response service for clients involved in major and unfolding incidents. Acted in many major incidents ranging from fatalities to explosions and escapes, including advising on post-incident safety management and leadership. Has also advised on major food poisoning outbreaks, contamination incidents, unsafe and adulterated food, hygiene standards and emergency measures, including closures and product recalls.

Professional Memberships

Food Law Group.


LLB (Hons)University College, London,1981;joined EvershedsSutherland 1982;qualified 1984; made partner 1993.