Practice Areas

Health & Safety

Our experience includes:

  • Advising SOLAS and B&Q on an on-going basis on health and safety issues.
  • Representing a client before the Courts in a prosecution under the Fire Services Act 1981 (as amended).
  • Defending an explosives company before the Courts in a prosecution instituted by the HSA.
  • Advising preferred bidders in transactions on the due diligence process including reviewing health and safety documents and advising on warranties and indemnities.
  • Defending bullying and harassment personal injuries claims before the Courts.
  • Representing clients before Rights Commissioners and the Employment Appeals Tribunal in respect of penalisation claims pursuant to the health and safety legislation.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Compliance with Health & Safety legislation
  • Advising on contractual documentation and policies to reflect Health & Safety requirements
  • Advising on corporate governance and personal liability of directors and managers
  • Advising on accidents and incidents, ranging from fatal accidents to minor incidents
  • Representing individuals called for interview before the Health and Safety Authority (“HSA”)
  • Appearing on behalf of corporate and individual clients before the Courts in prosecutions for health and safety breaches
  • Undertaking due diligence exercises for both purchasers and vendors in corporate acquisitions
  • Bespoke training sessions at board, senior management and general employee level