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Accidents at work are serious and can result in heavy fines, lost productivity and, at worst, imprisonment. From injury compensation claims to prosecution for corporate manslaughter, your organisation and management team are continually at risk. Our expert team of lawyers understands the complex and reactive nature of health and safety investigations and provides proactive risk management advice.

what we do...

  • Our clients - large public and private sector client base.

  • Sector expertise – construction, manufacturing, retail, , health  care providers (trusts , CCG and private care providers),  local authorities, housing associations, schools and colleges.

  • In-depth knowledge of key legislation - analysis of the criminal and civil implications of a workplace accident.

  • Experienced team of nine - based in Nottingham, Birmingham and Exeter but advising nationally, combining criminal lawyers and barristers.

  • Proactive risk management approach - from drafting policies to review of existing health and safety procedures.

  • Front line telephone advice - and immediate attendance on site.

  • Bespoke training - seminars and bulletins on a wide range of regulatory matters, reliable support when accidents occur,  commercial and pragmatic approach to claims handling and peace of mind with health and safety audits.

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We caught up with Helen Simm on legal privilege and internal investigations

Helen Simm, criminal compliance and regulatory lawyer, discusses litigation privilege and legal advice privilege and where it can be applied.

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Hear from Carl May-Smith providing a CQC and health & care regulatory update - February 2019

Carl May-Smith will look at some of the most recent developments relating to the CQC and other areas of regulation affecting health & care providers.

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Legal updates

‘Safe spaces’ and improving quality - one step closer to a new investigative body in the public health sector

Patient safety has been on the agenda since 2016 and we are one step closer to the creation of a new investigative body focusing on safety within the NHS.

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Legal updates

First Tower Trustees Ltd and another v CDS Superstores International Ltd 2018 EWCA Civ 1396

A non-reliance clause in a lease was an exclusion clause and therefore void in failing to satisfy the statutory requirement of reasonableness.

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