Our Health & Safety, Environmental & Inquests team brings together specialist lawyers, investigators and former regulators.

Knights provides expert assistance in supporting and defending your business against regulatory intervention. We also have a dedicated inquest team which handles the most sensitive, complex and high profile cases to provide a personal and sensitive service to the conclusion of the inquest.

Our areas of expertise


  • Bespoke risk assessments and audits
  • Procurement compliances support
  • Review and drafting of all required compliance policies
  • Tailored training for boards, directors and key employees covering all aspects of relevant compliance

Corporate Defence

  • Advising and representing following a receipt of an invitation to attend interview
  • Corporate investigation defending businesses to mitigate regulatory exposures
  • Liaison with regulatory bodies
  • Representation and advice throughout the criminal / regulatory enforcement process
  • Support to ensure business continuity during and after a dawn raid


  • Clinical failures, traumatic injuries and disease
  • Complex jury and Article 2 inquests
  • Conducting serious investigation reviews and reports
  • Deaths in custody
  • Management of press and media coverage
  • Neglect cases
  • Unlawful killing conclusions

Investigations & advice

  • Business liabilities and obligations in the aftermath of an event or accident
  • Conducting confidential investigations on behalf of your business in the wake of a potential breach
  • HR support in dealing with employments issues arising from an investigations

Our team

Meet our team of health & safety, environmental & inquests professionals

Meet the team