Our Regulatory team supports clients with health and safety matters, including the defence of regulatory investigations and prosecutions. The team also advises both proactively and reactively on complex environmental law matters.

Made up of former inspectors and prosecutors for regulatory bodies, this places the team in a unique position when advising and defending, with rare insight into how regulators work.

We are dedicated to advising and defending clients, preventing regulatory intervention wherever possible. We understand that every client is different and therefore offer an entirely bespoke service to the absolute highest standard. When instructed from the outset, our team has a 100% success rate of no formal action being pursued by the regulator.

Our areas of expertise


  • tailored training for boards, directors and employees - covering all aspects of regulatory compliance, including crisis management following a workplace accident
  • proactive health and safety advice as per client requirements; ad hoc or project specific
  • compliance with all aspects of environmental law, including the Environmental Permitting Regime
  • assistance with/advising on applications for Environmental Permits and Exemptions, including Transfers and Surrender
  • tailored training to boards and directors on all aspects of environmental regulation

Dealing with Regulators

  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Environment Agency
  • Health & Safety Executive
  • Local Authority
  • Police
  • Water Authorities

Internal Investigations

  • conducting internal investigations following workplace accidents, enabling our clients to (a) assess exposure whilst (b) benefiting from the protection of Legal Professional Privilege
  • conducting an internal investigation following an incident (pollution and/or alleged breach), enabling our clients to (a) assess exposure whilst (b) benefit from the protection of Legal Professional Privilege

Corporate Defence

  • crisis management in the immediate aftermath of an incident
  • RIDDOR reporting
  • criminal/regulatory investigations
  • advising upon and representing at interviews under caution
  • defending prosecutions whether in the Magistrates or Crown Courts
  • enforcement Notices (Improvement & Prohibition Notices)
  • fees for Intervention
  • support throughout criminal/regulatory investigations
  • advising on and/or preparing written submissions
  • Advising upon/appealing Enforcement Notices Improvement and Prohibition Notices), including revocation/suspension of Environmental Permits

Defending Individuals

  • supporting individuals (including but not limited to directors, managers and employees etc.)


  • All types

Statutory Nuisance

  • proactive advice on minimising statutory nuisance determinations
  • support throughout Local Authority investigations
  • abatement Notice advice and appeals
  • defending breach of Abatement Notice prosecutions

Our Team

Meet our team of Health & Safety, Environmental & Inquests professionals.