Health and safety law is a body of legislation that protects the health, safety and wellbeing of employees and the general public in the UK. Where it is believed that health and safety guidelines have been broken, the accused party must prove that they have done everything possible and reasonable to prevent accident and illness.
Seek Professional Advice
If something goes wrong and you find that you or your company is being investigated for breaking health and safety regulations, getting the expertise of a good lawyer is important.
Not only can an experienced legal team offer you advice and guide you through all aspects of defending an accusation, they can also help to limit any damage to your reputation. Consulting a lawyer will let you prepare for any unforeseen complications, and to react to any claims as quickly as possible, ensuring a fast solution.
How Can Irwin Mitchell Help?
No matter what challenges you are facing, our experienced team will offer a professional and approachable personal service.
As leading experts in our field we offer practical advice and guidance while acting tirelessly to achieve the best results for our clients. Irwin Mitchell will work with you to get to the heart of the issues being faced, and will provide a free initial assessment of your case, with no obligation.
Work With A Team Of Experts In Health And Safety Law
Widely respected as one of the UK’s most successful law firms, our specialist health and safety team are well equipped to advise on all aspects of health and safety law. Benefitting from vast experience, we can offer guidance on compliance and dealing with investigations.
We understand that when you are being investigated for a breach of health and safety legislation, the accusation can have a great impact on your personal and financial wellbeing. Working alongside you to defend your best interests, we will work hard on your behalf to limit the distress felt by you and your loved ones.
Using our experience and knowledge to your advantage, we can represent you or your business in the following areas:
- Prohibition and improvement notices
- Attendance at interviews under caution
- Requirements to produce documents
- Avoidance of prosecution
- Representation in prosecutions
- Breaches of regulations
- Health & safety offences
Talk To One Of Our Health And Safety Experts Today
To arrange an initial discussion call Sarah Wallace on 020 7421 3876 or 07808 899657, or Paul Haycock on 0114 274 4275. Alternatively, you can enquire about our services online and we will get back to you.