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health and safety

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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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Legal updates

In conversation with… Christian Dingwall: Manchester Nightingale

We are fortunate to work with an array of fantastic clients all dedicated to serving the health and care sector. We talk to Christian Dingwall, who led the team advising Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust on its work to establish and commission the Manchester Nightingale Hospital.

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Covid-19 for Local Authorities, Arms Length Bodies and Government - 16th June 2020

Take a look at our Covid-19 on-demand training video, where key members of the team will be providing an update on current issues arising in relation to the pandemic including health and safety and how to get procurement going again.

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Legal updates

Deborah Barlow v Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

On 21 September 2014, Deborah Barlow tripped and fell over an exposed tree root on a path (the ‘Path’) in Abram Park in Wigan and brought a personal injury claim against Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council (the ‘Council’)

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Legal updates

Challenges of home working in a time of COVID-19

Following the Government’s confirmation that the existing lockdown has been extended by a further three weeks, employers will continue to be encouraged to make all efforts to enable employees to work from home.

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