Teresa Hitchcock's practice is broad-ranging, and covers all areas of environmental, health and safety, product safety and food safety law, and has recently expanded its remit to cover regulatory aspects of healthcare.
Teresa's client base is very diverse. She regularly advises large international businesses but also government departments, non-profit organisations and local authorities. Key areas of Teresa's recent practice have included regeneration projects, climate change law, the impact of conservation law on industrial operations allocation of regulator liabilities in corporate transactions, defending remediation requirements both statutory and civil, a number of major health and safety investigations and legal compliance projects.
Product Stewardship is an integral part of her practice and Teresa is often involved in strategic decision making on product compliance and recall matters.
Teresa is UK head of Safety Health and Environment (SHE) within the Regulatory and Government Affairs group. Before qualifying as a solicitor, she worked as a senior environmental and health and safety regulator in local government, and thereby acquired extensive practical experience of regulation and compliance.