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Health & Safety Solicitors

Cartwright King’s experienced team of specialist Health and Safety and regulatory solicitors, that will work rigorously to protect you and your business in the event of an investigation, prosecution or Enforcement Notice.

Health and safety issues can affect any employer and occasionally an employee at any time. Whatever the situation, immediate decisive advice is essential, and our specialist team has vast experience in successfully defending businesses, directors and individuals in investigations, prosecutions and appeals.

How can we help you?

  • HSE and Local Authority Investigations
  • HSE and Local Authority requests for information
  • Interviews Under Caution
  • Enforcement Notices
  • Improvement Notices
  • Prohibition Notices
  • Appeals against Enforcement Notices
  • Legal duties, legal liabilities, defences and penalties
  • Directors’ duties and liabilities
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide
  • Gross Negligence Manslaughter
  • Coroner’s Inquests
  • Supply chain due diligence and sub-contractor supervision
  • Regulation breaches

What we do?

Our specialist lawyers are experienced in all aspects of health and safety cases including sensitive issues like reputation management, damage limitation and business continuity. 

We will advise you throughout the investigation and onwards including attending interviews under caution, undertaking negotiations and presenting appeals on your behalf against the HSE and Local Authorities with the sole objective of defending and protecting you and your business.

We will be able to advise and represent you and your business in any criminal proceedings before any criminal court.

Drawing on our considerable experience, we can give you invaluable “before the event” compliance advice and critically assess your existing health and safety policy and systems.

Do we work with insurance companies?

If you have a policy of insurance that has legal expenses cover, we are able to work independently with your insurer so you receive the representation you choose.

Why choose Cartwright King?

We are one of the largest defence law firms in the country and our Health and Safety lawyers have a proven track record in dealing with cases that cover the health and safety legal spectrum like:

  • General Health and Safety duties
  • Construction Design and Management
  • Management of health and safety
  • Director’s health and safety duties and obligations
  • Police powers and procedures
  • Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide
  • Gross negligence manslaughter
  • Coroner’s Inquests
  • Working at height
  • Provision of work equipment
  • Gas safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Proceedings in the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court and Court of Appeal

Our extensive experience of dealing with the HSE, Local Authority Environmental Health teams, the police and the courts puts us in the best position to represent you. 

Our health and safety lawyers advise in sectors as diverse as:

  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining and aggregates
  • Light and heavy industry
  • Social Care and Care Homes
  • Farming, Agriculture and Agri-chemicals
  • Retail
  • Public events, displays and attractions
  • Showmen
  • Restaurants, catering, hotel and leisure
  • Transport and distribution
  • Sports and entertainment
  • Landscaping
  • And many more

Our Health and Safety lawyers are here to support and guide you through the whole process. 

We are also recommended for this work on a national basis in Chambers and Partners and also in the Legal 500.

Our fees?

Our initial consultation with you to discuss the details of your case is free of charge, based on this information we will provide you with full details of the costs, or Legal Aid should you be eligible, before we proceed with your case. Please call us on 0808 168 5550 to discuss your requirements, or email us using the enquiry form below.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, our team of solicitors are adopting Skype video calling to continue providing excellent legal services to you.

For more information on your rights surrounding Coronavirus, visit our dedicated page.

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Our locations?

We have offices in Bedford, Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield.

Cartwright King also promotes remote working, so we can provide you with the same excellent service outside of our office locations.

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