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Health & Safety
11 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Guy Bastable

Practice Areas

Financial Crime; POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture; Health & Safety; Administrative & Public Law; Environment. Regulatory investigations; corporate crime; financial crime; Coroner’s inquests; public inquiries. Corporate manslaughter; health and safety; fire safety; food safety; environmental protection; consumer protection and trading standards. Serious fraud; tax fraud; money laundering; bribery and corruption; insider dealing and market abuse. AML/ABC compliance; recovery of the proceeds of crime (restraint; confiscation; cash seizure; unexplained wealth; civil recovery); judicial review of the actions of investigators. Crisis management; corporate and director liability; corporate internal investigations; corporate engagement with regulators; responding to complex investigations and prosecutions.

Career

Qualified as a barrister at the Chambers of William Clegg QC, 1999. Joined BCL Solicitors LLP, 2000; partner, 2007. Joined Burges Salmon LLP as a partner, 2021.

Professional Memberships

Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates; Fraud Lawyers Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; Health & Safety Lawyers Association; UK Environmental Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers.

Publications

Money Laundering Law and Regulation: A Practical Guide (OUP); Economic Crime: A Boardroom Guide to Prevention and Compliance (SFO); The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime (GLG); Practical Law: Financial and Business Crime Global Guide (Thomson Reuters); Corporate Crime Forum & Corporate Manslaughter Forum (LinkedIn).

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Health & Safety - UK-wide
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Band 1

Guy Bastable is renowned for his substantial experience of handling fatal accident and corporate manslaughter issues. He provides counsel on investigations and prosecutions from a range of regulatory bodies including the Environment Agency and the HSE. He advises local authorities as well as organisations in the energy, entertainment and manufacturing sectors. 
"He is very good on forensic issues and works hard for his clients." "He is a superstar. His attention to detail is second to none and he has a fabulous brain." "He is a phenomenal lawyer. He has stellar clients and a phenomenal reputation in the profession and industry."

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