Health and Safety Solicitors
If you or your business have been accused of a health and safety failure – an investigation will be carried out, which could result in a prosecution or enforcement action. If you are taken to Court heavy fines are often imposed. Cartwright King’s specialist Health and Safety Solicitors have acted for hundreds of individuals and companies accused of health and safety violations.
We’re used to dealing with intensive investigations and the Authorities, enabling us to properly prepare you for the stressful process and how to respond to the demands made of you in interview so that you and your business are thoroughly supported and more importantly protected. We can also advise on how to make your company compliant to avoid further action.
For reliable advice and representation concerning health and safety issues, get in touch with our dedicated legal team today, either by calling our number or sending us an email.
How Cartwright King’s Health and Safety Solicitors Can Help You
Benefit from our experience of defending businesses, directors, managers and more faced with prosecution or appealing a decision made by a regulatory body. We offer a frontline defence for you or your business, no matter how complex the case.
At Cartwright King, we combine our internal expertise, providing professional legal insight alongside sector-specific solutions. Our Health and Safety Solicitors can support clients spanning a wide range of sectors, advising and representing cases in farming, transport, construction, leisure, quarrying and residential care. Whether you are under investigation by the police, local authorities, fire services, or health and safety regulators, including HSE (Health and Safety Executives), ORR (Office of Rail and Road), ONR (Office for Nuclear Regulation) or MCA (Coastal Agency); our team can deliver the right course of action for you.
Our specialist HSE Defence Lawyers can help with:
● HSE and Local Authority investigations
● HSE and Local Authorities 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 Inquests
● Supply chain due to diligence and sub-contractor supervision
● Regulation breaches
Unique Advocacy Services
You need a law firm that can represent you at any stage at a moment’s notice. That’s exactly what our advocacy services give you.
If you’re arrested or charged with a crime in connection with health and safety violations, whether you need representation at a police station right up to the Supreme Court, we’ll be there. You won’t get passed off; we’ll push to defend you all the way.
Support For Prevention, Investigations and Prosecutions
At Cartwright King, our Health and Safety Solicitors are available to provide advice as and when an incident occurs on your premise, while also being on-hand throughout investigations and the prosecution process. Together, we can support you with any fallout, including managing damage to your reputation. With our Health and Safety Solicitors on board, we can offer guidance with prevention, investigations and prosecutions, through services including but not limited to:
- Guidance during investigations
- Privileged Early Case Assessments
- Advising on investigations involving serious workplace injuries, working at height and asbestos
- Providing legal representation for business owners, managers and employees during interviews under caution
- Acting on behalf of directors during serious incident investigations
- Legal representation during Inquests and Coronial Law Proceedings
- Support with Fee For Intervention cases
- Fallout and reputation management
Preventative Advice From Cartwright King
Our Health and Safety Solicitors also offer preventative advice to help guarantee businesses are delivering on all HSE requirements. By investing time into compliance now, it is possible to avoid any future legal prosecution. At Cartwright King, we provide advisory services that include:
- Compliance Advice and Guidance
- Risk Management Training – covering legislation updates and RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
- Assessment of Risk Management Procedures
- Consultations in Supply Chain Contracts
Benefit from a Free, Initial Telephone Conversation
If you or your business face accusations of breaching health and safety rules, having the services of the right law firm on your side is the difference in successfully defending against prosecution and enforcement.
Benefit from a free, initial telephone call with a Cartwright King Health and Safety Lawyer. It gives us a chance to get to know not only you but also your situation, consider the best advice and come up with the best way to proceed.
Why Choose Cartwright King’s Health and Safety Solicitors?
When faced with accusations of health and safety violations, you need a solicitor that knows what they’re doing, understands the law concerning the process and knows how to protect your legal rights.
As one of the largest defence law firms in the UK, we have the legal firepower to defend you, facing your case with you head-on. Whenever and wherever you need us, we’re here to represent you!
Investigations into health and safety can be immensely disruptive and stressful, not to mention that they can ruin reputations and potentially leave your business vulnerable to sanctions.
Having a law firm on your side that really understands what’s at stake for you means that you can trust that we’ll do what we can to protect you, your business and your integrity. Our legal advice is backed by the experience of dealing with many high-profile health and safety cases, with a proven track record in and out of the Courtroom. You can trust this experience to endure throughout your defence.
Our specialist solicitors go above and beyond to give you the support you need for added peace of mind that your case is in good hands.